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Acting as an Agent of God’s Love in Domestic Abuse Care

Author: Category: Abuse, Blog

(Excerpt from When Home Hurts, by Jeremy Pierre and Greg Wilson, releasing September 10, 2021. Find more information and pre-order at christiancounseling.com) I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever  human beings endure suffering and humiliation.  We must always take sides.  Neutrality always helps the oppressor, never the victim.  Silence encourages the tormentor, never the...

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The Father of Mercies Comes Near

Author: Category: Abuse, Ministry

Mercy is defined as getting that which we don’t deserve. If I get pulled over for speeding and the officer lets me off with a warning, we would say he had mercy on me. He gave me the gift of passing on an offense that should have cost me time and money. “Blessed be the...

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The Dynamics of Domestic Abuse

Author: Category: Abuse

This is an edited excerpt from Darby Strickland’s book Is It Abuse? A Biblical Guide to Identifying and Helping Victims of Domestic Abuse. You will recognize them by their fruits.  Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? (Matt. 7:16) Matt and Sarah routinely fought about how to spend their weekends. Sarah valued her...

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