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“Sacred Influence: What a Man Needs from His Wife to Be the Husband She Wants” — a review by Avid Reader

We encourage readers to go here to vote on this review at Amazon where it was originally published. This book is hopelessly stacked against women. Reading through it feels like you’re wandering in the desert, desperate for water, but each time you finally reach what looks like an oasis, it’s nothing more than a mirage. …

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“Tear Down This Wall of Silence” now published with Justice Keepers Publishing! — by Rebecca Davis

I well remember the 1990s when the sexual abuse scandals among Catholic priests were being broadcast all over the news. But whenever they aired, I turned them off. I didn’t want to know about them because they were horrible. And besides, my pea brain told me that was the Catholics, and of course horrible stuff …

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Introducing Justice Keepers Publishing

We are excited to introduce you to: Justice Keepers Publishing (JKP), the publishing arm of A Cry For Justice   JKP is an independent publisher with the goal of exposing abuse of all kinds in the Christian environment and helping those who have been abused. We have added a new tab called Justice Keepers Publishing — Our Publishing …

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Instone-Brewer’s Views on Divorce Compared to Mine: Part 2, Differences.

To most outsiders, the person who leaves the marriage looks like the deserter. If a victim of domestic abuse leaves their abusive partner or in some other way declares the marriage over, and (as is so often the case) the abuser effectively manipulates the perceptions and opinions of the congregation, the church will definitely think that the spouse who left is at fault for deserting …

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Instone-Brewer’s Views on Divorce Compared to Mine: Part 1, Appreciations and Agreements.

I have been pretty silent on my view on Instone-Brewer’s work up till now, because compared to most other writers on divorce, he is excellent. So why am I now speaking up? Because one of our readers said — I am curious as to your views and differences with Instone-Brewer’s book. I felt a lot of his …

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The Meaning of Marriage by Tim & Kathy Keller — a review by Avid Reader

What I appreciated most about this book is the author’s deep affection for his wife. Reading through this book, you can tell that they really do cherish each other. It’s refreshing to hear a Pastor honor his wife’s talents while admitting how much he needs her. Timothy Keller writes on page 163, “To my wife, …

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