A Cry For Justice

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

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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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Dear Readers and Friends – An Announcement from Jeff Crippen

Dear Readers and Friends: Way, way back in 2010 the wheels began to turn in me about the nature and deception of domestic abusers hiding in the church. By 2012 the Lord had so compelled me to write about it that the book A Cry for Justice was produced. In the process of that project, I found …

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Info Post: Please do not include these things in your comments here at ACFJ

We are noting a resurgence of certain types of material in some comments that we at ACFJ either do not endorse or that we simply are not scientifically qualified to assess or report on. For example, we prefer commenters not to mention: research about brain scans research about the neuropsychology of psychopaths or the genetic …

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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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Calling for research participants: What is the impact on church members when the pastor is the perpetrator of domestic abuse?

Would you like to participate in a research study related to domestic abuse and the impact on church members when the pastor is the perpetrator? ACFJ is assisting the researcher by publishing her invitation as a guest post. Now, over to her:  My name is Judy and I am a doctoral student at California Southern University …

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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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