It’s been said that we become like the god we worship. If that’s true, we have to ask ourselves why abuse is prevalent in some church denominations. Jesus is not abusive, so who are they worshipping?
So here’s what to say on social media if you want to defend an idol who has just been accused of some type of abuse. (Warning: heavy dose of snark ahead.)
How can the church help abuse victims instead of revictimizing them? Interview with Megan Cox, founder of Give Her Wings.
In this interview with Patrick Doyle, we learn how to cope with the betrayal that occurs when women of faith stand up against abuse in their homes.
When a hurting woman finally puts herself in the vulnerable position of reaching out for help from her church, she often experiences one of the most egregious, shocking, and damaging phases of her journey: rejection and vilification from her church family.
The church is sometimes the most dangerous place for a woman to go for help when she is in an emotionally and spiritually abusive marriage. Here’s why.
A series exposing actual stupid things Christians say to women in abusive marriages. Today we look at two: “If you gave your husband more respect, he’d love you,” and “if you submitted to the authority of your church, you’d get the help you need.” Could someone hand me a bucket?
When you separate from an abusive partner, you find the peace that comes from not being in close proximity with emotional/spiritual abuse. However, as your to-do list grows exponentially, so your support declines. Here are some ways to cope with that.
Spiritual abuse comes from a false church that doesn’t represent the truth about Jesus. Here’s a thank you to both the true and false churches for what they taught me.