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Thursday Thought — Looking at His Anger Problem

When a man chronically mistreats his partner, his anger is often his most obvious quality.  The result is his partner is likely to believe that his anger is the problem, and therapists or other professional (and church leaders) who get involved tend to jump to the same conclusion.  Many judges order abusive men to attend …

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Wise as Serpents: Why Do We Keep Silent About Evil? (Part 15 of sermon series)

Once again as we turn to this dark subject of evil, particularly as it works to creep into the church behind a cloak of the name of Christ, we must remember the promises and victory of Christ over this evil. This is the Easter season when we remember our Lord’s triumph over evil at the …

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Shut the doors of your churches! Stop the charade!

This post is an indictment. It is not an indictment of every pastor or elder or other church leader, but it may well be an indictment of most of them. Certainly it applies to many. If you are a true undershepherd of Christ, the post is not directed at you, but we beg you to share it …

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You’re Not Like Them

A while back I witnessed a car accident. As I was pulling over to check on the drivers, the car that was at fault [car A] drove away. I was already on the phone with the police, so I nonchalantly followed the car to give the license information. The car that was hit [car B] caught up …

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Thursday Thought — The Abuser’s Problem with Anger

YOUR ABUSIVE PARTNER DOESN’T HAVE A PROBLEM WITH HIS ANGER; HE HAS A PROBLEM WITH YOUR ANGER. One of the basic human rights he takes away from you is the right to be angry with him.  No matter how badly he treats you, he believes that your voice shouldn’t rise and your blood shouldn’t boil. …

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Psalm 119 has a lot in it for survivors of abuse

Here are some gems from Psalm 119 53 Hot indignation seizes me because of the wicked, who forsake your law.  69-70 The insolent smear me with lies,  but with my whole heart I keep your precepts; their heart is unfeeling like fat, but I delight in your law. 78 Let the insolent be put to shame, because …

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