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Category Archives: Supporting victims

When You Leave Egypt You Will be Tempted to go Back

And the whole congregation of the people of Israel grumbled against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness, and the people of Israel said to them, “Would that we had died by the hand of the LORD in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the meat pots and ate bread to the full, for …

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A Typical, Enslaving, Abuser-Enabling Statement by a Professing Christian

Recently on our Facebook page we posted a news article about the murder of a young mother in Portland, Oregon. She was killed on Christmas day by her wicked abuser. He later shot and seriously injured a police officer before police were able to kill him. Among the comments on facebook in response to this …

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TRUE things I wish I’d been taught

I don’t have a relationship with most of my adult children. This wasn’t supposed to happen.  If I followed all the rules and sacrificed my life for my family I was told that I would be enjoying the fruits of my labor and that society would benefit from them as well. Lies, lies, and more …

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What to Say When Setting Up Boundaries (a reblog from Give Her Wings)

Setting boundaries can be especially called for over the Christmas period when family gatherings and end-of-year parties are happening. Our friend Megan C shares some good suggestions for words to use when you want to state your boundaries. *** When you are learning of your intrinsic worth as a child of God, created in His image, here are some …

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ACFJ is not a Women’s Rights Movement – It is a Victims’ Rights Movement

In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of the elect angels I charge you to keep these rules without prejudging, doing nothing from partiality. (1Tim 5:21) Our ministry here at A Cry for Justice has as its primary goal to expose evil, particularly as that evil hides itself in the church behind …

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Thursday Thought — Lundy Bancroft: Strategies for Healing from Domestic Abuse & Avoiding Abusers

As many of you know we highly recommend Lundy Bancroft and his books.  (His books are listed on our Resources.) In addition to his books, we also have made our readers aware of youtube videos of presentations by Lundy. IMPORTANT NOTE:  While we endorse Lundy’s writings about the dynamics of domestic abuse, we do not recommend …

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