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

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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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Do I need to forgive my abuser? — a podcast from Church Protect

Abuse survivors always wonder whether they need to forgive their abuser. Do they have to forgive? When should they forgive? Does forgiveness require anything from the abuser? Churches often force victims into forgiving their abuser and some even make it a condition of fellowship. But is this biblical? And what do those same churches require of …

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David’s Slingshot — New blog on our blogroll

David’s Slingshot is a new blog we recently added to our blogroll (found on the side menu bar).  The anonymous victim who started the blog kindly wrote a synopsis of the blog for us.  May you and your children be encouraged! *** David’s Slingshot came about as a result of a desire to give encouragement and hope …

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Thursday Thought — New Resource items on Sexual Abuse and Pornography

We have added four new items to our resources pages: Sexual Abuse and Training Materials.   These items are for women who discover their partner is using child exploitation material.  The new items are listed below with a brief explanation. *** These three resources are from secular sources Rosie Batty’s discovery of ex-partner’s child porn …

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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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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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