A Cry For Justice

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

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Safe Steps for Children and for Youth — two new websites

Australia’s Safe Steps organization has launched two new micro-sites for children and youth. These interactive sites are for children and teens who are may be experiencing domestic abuse. This is a much needed resource for our children and teens! I encourage you to explore the sites. safesteps4children.org.au is an interactive, simple to navigate site designed to …

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What about forgiveness? — a new FAQ

What about forgiveness?   The twisting of the biblical doctrine of forgiveness is one of the most common means used to keep a victim in her abusive situation.  Barbara Roberts has compiled a real gold mine of posts on the subject of forgiveness.  We encourage you to search and study them carefully. All of our FAQ …

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The Mysterious Disappearance and Death of Lynn Messer — Husband not cleared in investigation

On July 8, 2014, Lynn Messer vanished from the bed she shared with her husband, Kerry Messer, a Missouri state lobbyist for Christian, Biblical, homeschooling, pro-life and family values. Years later Kerry Messer, Lynn’s husband, has not yet been cleared of the investigation into the disappearance and now (with the discovery of Lynn’s body) the …

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Abuse and the Church — A podcast with Pastor Crippen and Theology Gals

Pastor Crippen was recently asked by Theology Gals, a Facebook group that includes over 2500 women from all over the county and a few different nations, to do an interview discussing abuse and the church.  The interview was produced as a podcast through the Bible Thumping Wingnut Network and has been released. You can listen …

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How can I help my children heal from abuse? — a new FAQ

How can I help my children heal from abuse?  Recently we had a new commenter ask us for some guidelines/tips on practical healing for her children.  Since this is a commonly asked question Barbara collected helpful posts and created an FAQ page.  We encourage you to check it out. All of our FAQ pages are …

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The Conclusion of the Matter — final part of Ecclesiastes sermon series by Ps Sam Powell

The Conclusion of the Matter Ecclesiastes 12:9-14 (KJV) Ps Sam Powell 9 And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs. 10 The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, even words …

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