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New Items on our Resource pages

Safety is always a priority for victims of domestic abuse, but particularly when the abuser senses the victim may be leaving or distancing herself from him and during the holidays.  We have seen a number of holiday domestic violence and abuse tragedies this past month, so we wanted to remind our readers of our resource …

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WomensLaw.org — providing legal information and resources for survivors of domestic violence

WomensLaw.org is an extensive website launched several years ago to provide state-specific legal information and resources for women living with or escaping domestic violence or sexual assault. They also provide a confidential Email Hotline to offer direct support to survivors, their advocates, friends and family members.   In addition to legal information they have several …

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How can I help my friend or relative who has been abused? — a new FAQ

How can I help my friend or relative who has been abused? We are often asked by friends and relatives how can they help the person they know who is being abused.  There are approaches that are more effective and safe than one may realize, so we have compiled a list of our various resources, …

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Jimmy Hinton’s new website — Protecting children from sexual predators

Pastor Jimmy Hinton’s life was turned upside down when a victim disclosed to him that she had been sexually abused by the former pastor – Jimmy’s father. Jimmy and his mother reported his father to the police. The father is currently serving a 30-60 year prison sentence for sex crimes against children. Since then Jimmy …

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Am I in a difficult christian marriage or an abusive marriage? — FAQ Highlight

It can be difficult to discern the difference between a difficult marriage and an abusive marriage. Similar behaviors may exist in both situations.  It’s important to keep our definition of abuse in mind (see side bar) as an abusive marriage is not defined simply by a list of behaviors, rather there exists in the abuser …

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Light For Dark Times — Pastor Jeff Crippen’s new solo blog

Pastor Crippen understands that the reason abusers are enabled in churches and victims are further oppressed is because of the tolerance of evil in most churches which then creates a climate of evil. He has said, “We have a plague of wolves in power in the churches dressed in wool.” For this reason Ps Crippen …

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