Focusing on getting an injured woman to forgive to save the church’s image betrays the mission of the church and adds salt to the wounds of a traumatized woman.
Category Archives: Church Response to Women
A Fearful Faith
Easter and Spring support faith in the power of life, not subjugation. Churches must claim full resurrection for victims in their midst.
The Church on the Power and Control Wheel
Most churches don’t realize they can re-injure domestic abuse victims by using 4 of the 8 tactics found on the Power and Control Wheel.
Are Church Women Afraid To Help Members in Domestic Abuse?
Church women can change churches into welcome advocates of members who are domestic abuse victims, supporting and restoring their dignity.
A Conversation for DV advocates during COVID
Time to build up emotional and mental resources can be a power COVID social distancing has provided for those in domestic abuse.
Clarifying Concepts: Faith
Are you under the influence of someone who uses faith ideas against you?
Peacekeeping vs Passivity
CLARITY: CONCEPTS AND ASSUMPTIONS
Joiurnaling helps us get to the bottom of what is bothering us and shows us assumptions and beliefs that may be damaging us.
Birth of the Activist Jesus
Jesus came to set at liberty those that are oppressed. That includes women.
A Toxic Matrix
Ideas that don’t seem harmful to women at first can become extremes that justify abuse.