It is time for change. It is time to let women know they are loved and valuable members of the church body and if they are being abused, they will have pastoral support and sanctuary in the church to get the help they need to leave their abuser safely.Read More
Statistics show that a staggering half of children living with unrelated males are sexually abused. They are seven times more likely to be molested than they would be if you remain single after your divorce.Read More
It may be dangerous for you to say, “This is what you need to do if your dad gets angry.” Your child may repeat that to his/her father not realizing the problem that would cause. You might instead tell them you are going to teach them what to do in case of emergency:Read More
It is often a consequence of being a victim as a child of a dysfunctional home and upbringing that you are susceptible to an abusive man—even as a Christian.
Your past experiences may have rendered you unable to recognize red flags or act on them once you saw them.Read More
You are no longer the two who have become one. You are not on the same team. He is willing to bring others, anything attached to them, and any disease they carry into your circle. You trust the sacredness and the exclusivity of your marital bed but he is willing (unbeknownst to you) to bring another woman or women into that bond and expose you to disease and potentially death (HIV/AIDS).Read More
You have just gone through the holidays. You hoped they would be different this year. You hoped your children would have wonderful memories.
Unfortunately, the holidays seem to bring out the best in good people and the worst in abusers.Read More
God does hate divorce--He hates the way your husband is abusing his family to cause you to have to leave: "The Lord examines the righteous, but the wicked, those who love violence, [perfect description of an abusive man] he hates with a passion." (Psalm 11:5)Read More
Who better to help you find the path out of the forest when you have lost your way and don't know where to turn, than one who has found the way out and achieved freedom? The blog posts, articles and resources shared here are provided free of charge to help you navigate the often treacherous path from an abusive marriage to freedom.Read More