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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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Evil is Using “Unconditional Respect” to Hide Itself Among us. And questions about the case of Ps Tom Chantry.

In a recent post we dealt with a typical distortion of Scripture which insists that a wife must respect her husband no matter what he does, no matter what kind of person he is. Respect. Obey. Honor. We saw that such mishandling of Scripture is very common. We saw how it hooks out a precept from God’s Word …

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Consent is Everything by Christopher Jones – a reblog

We think that our readers, especially those who are victim/survivors of abuse, will find this article very encouraging!  Christian men so rarely say what Christopher Jones says in his article Consent is Everything, which can be found at Christopher’s website, partial flow. Thank you Christopher for giving permission to reblog your article! ***** This post contains …

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Saying no to sex with one’s spouse

Many Christian women have been taught that they have no authority in the marital bed and that men have all the rights. But in the marital bed, women have just as many rights and just as much authority as men. 1 Cor 7:4 says a wife can say NO to sex — For the wife does not have authority …

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A Grand Deception: The Successful Response Of Sex Offenders (by Boz Tchividjian)

A Grand Deception: The Successful Response Of Sex Offenders Normally we don’t post on Tuesdays, but this article by Boz Tchividjian is so superb — and has so many parallels to how perpetrators of domestic abuse manipulate the impressions of bystanders — that we need to let our readers know about it. Thanks Boz. This article deserves …

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Review of Gary Chapman’s book “Desperate Marriages” — by ‘Avid Reader’

We encourage readers to go here to vote on this review at Amazon where it was originally published. Dr. Gary Chapman is one of the leading Christian teachers on marriage. His book, The Five Love Languages, has sold millions of copies. Having read that book, you can tell that he has a heart for people. That’s why this …

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