A Cry For Justice

Awakening the Evangelical Church to Domestic Violence and Abuse in its Midst

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Jesus cannot be eternally subordinate to the Father and still be Lord – Ps Sam Powell

There is teaching that has taking the Reformed world by storm.  It was first popularized by Wayne Grudem’s Systematic Theology, and then promoted by the Council of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, founded by Wayne Grudem, Bruce Ware, and John Piper.  The doctrine being promoted has since taken off.  It is called “The eternal subordination of the …

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Salvation by Grace Alone, Through Faith Alone — a sermon by Dr R Scott Clark

Using the text Ephesians 2:1-10, Dr R Scott Clark calls out lots of heretical views that are current today and are recycled versions of heresies the church has refuted in past centuries. Here are the false teachings which he calls out: The idea that salvation has two stages and our final salvation will depend on faith …

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Survivor’s story in response to Texas church shooting — a guest post

While driving about this morning, I listened to a radio interview about the shooter who killed and hurt people in a church in Texas. It turns out this man had a history of domestic abuse that the military forgot to report onto his permanent record. This error made it possible for him to continue to purchase …

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Wicked Men Within the Covenant Community — sermon by Ps Sam Powell

Sam Powell’s sermon, Wicked Men Within the Covenant Community, explains some truths that are very helpful for victims of abuse: if we confess our sins to our abusers, they use that as more ammunition with which to abuse us. Abusers falsely accuse victims of sins we have not done. Abusers and their father the devil love …

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The True Heart of a Leader — a guest post

There’s a huge difference between His sheep & His sheep who are called to leadership. The latter have greater accountability and a lot of responsibility that is unique to them. I do not envy them their positions, because the Lord is looking at them quite carefully. You don’t have to be talented, funny, charismatic, or …

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When victims don’t look like victims: women burdened with sins and led astray by various passions

I work as a biblical counselor and have met many women who are in abusive relationships, physical and/or emotional. Usually women that finally seek counseling are ready to make a decision about whether to stay with the abuser or break away from a long-term domestic violence situation. Sometimes the woman’s guilt and self-condemnation has deterred …

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