A Cry For Justice

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

Category Archives: Children & extended family

Sexual violation of children is epidemic. And it’s probably increasing.

In her sentencing remarks to Larry Nassar, Judge Aquilina quoted statistics about child sexual assault from US Dept of Justice. Before their 18th birthday– 1 in 10 kids in the USA will be sexually assaulted 1 in 7 girls will be sexually assaulted 1 in 25 boys will be sexually assaulted There is no reason …

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I’m Fine — a daughter’s poem

This poem was sent to us by the woman who set up the davidsslingshot site. She has sent a complaint to one of the Presbyteries of the OPC regarding her former pastor and leadership. The Presbytery appointed a special committee to investigate the pastor in October of 2017, and was granted a request for continuation in March …

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Child Safety Training — by Ps Jimmy Hinton, the son of a pedophile pastor

Of people sitting in pews, 40% have been or are currently being sexually abused. Learn from the son of a pedophile how to stop them in their tracks. One is too many — 40% is unacceptable. Know their techniques! Pastor Jimmy Hinton’s life was turned upside down when a victim disclosed to him that she …

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What’s OK at Home? – domestic abuse info for young people

Kids and teens aged 10-17 can go to What’s OK at Home? to find info about domestic abuse and family violence. The site helps young people recognize domestic abuse and provides practical guidance to support their safety, health and emotional wellbeing if they are experiencing domestic abuse in their own family. It also has a section for …

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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 is the best way to interact with an abuser when you have to? Shared parenting with an abuser.

This question came in from a reader: The court has ordered me and my ex to do shared parenting. And the judge is telling us that we are both at fault for our issues, that our arguments were concerning to her, and we should be ashamed of ourselves. What is the best way to interact with the …

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