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Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women, by Walter DeKeseredy

We have not read this book but we know it would be good because Walter DeKeseredy is a highly respected social scientist in the field of domestic abuse. Here is the blurb: Abusive Endings offers a thorough analysis of the social-science literature on one of the most significant threats to the health and well-being of women …

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Male Privilege is the underlying driver of domestic abuse. — Ken Lay, former Police Commissioner

This address by Ken Lay is inspiring, compassionate and compelling. Please watch and share. The address was given this year on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women at Monash University, Melbourne. The text of Ken’s address can be found at http://malechampionsofchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Monash-speech-Ken-Lay-November-25-20151.pdf One stand-out for me was when Ken said: Here’s something I’ve noticed. Claims of …

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Catherine C Kroeger speaking on domestic abuse in 2010

We were recently given permission to upload a talk given by Catherine Clark Kroeger at the Bringing Hope Conference, UK, 2010, onto Youtube.  The talk is about one hour in length and a summary of what Kroeger discusses is below. In addition to the link provided in this post, there is also a link in the Audio  & Video …

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Losing friendships because of the stress of abuse

Jeff and I received this email from one of our readers, Jesus’ Beloved, and she’s kindly agreed to let us feature it in a post. Here is what she wrote us: I was wondering if anyone has ever had the unfortunate circumstance come up where they lost a friendship because the heaviness of their abuse …

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Non-Negotiables for Effective and Biblical Abuse Ministry

Recently we composed this statement of what we call our “non-negotiables” for abuse ministry. We call them this because they are not points that we are willing to “agree to disagree” with. You might say that this list serves as our philosophy of ministry in this field, and in capsule form states fundamental truths that …

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Ps. Jeff Crippen speaking at church conference on Domestic Abuse, 18 Oct 2014

We are excited to share with you that our Ps. Jeff Crippen has been invited to speak at a church conference on Domestic Abuse.  Additionally he has been asked to give a sermon in that church’s worship service that weekend.  Here are the details. Event:  Break the Silence — Stand in the Gap:  A Domestic …

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