I know you are a great mom in spite of your circumstances. I know you love your children and want them to feel loved, secure, happy, and treasured.Read More
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
When you are told to leave and you know it’s God…leave. I know it’s scary. I know your husband is yelling at you and mocking you with statements like, “Where will you go?” “You don’t have a dime.” “You can’t leave.” But our God is bigger than the demon running your husband’s thoughts and actions and He wins every time.Read More
We have to stop sugarcoating domestic violence and call it what it is no matter how ugly the words are.
These men are not just abusers...they are not just criminals...they are violent criminals.Read More