In light of the R. Kelly headlines: Read the different ways abusers react when confronted and study their team playbook. Should you believe them? Is letting them off the hook showing grace…after all, aren’t grace and forgiveness biblical concepts?
New podcast on Lynn Messer. Take a listen…let me know what you think.
Abuse of Faith Part 3: How do so many get buy with it? Grandiose acting & the help of enablers. Or…people who want to pretend it isn’t true so they refuse to listen or read the facts. If this is you…you’re creating the perfect scenario for your child, loved one or church family to be victimized. READ an abuser’s letter to a missionary and see how it happens.
How SBC attendees treated rally speakers, how my former husband found ministry after ministry allowing him access to more prey, why it is wise to wait and see how the SBC responds, & Part 2 of Abuse of Faith: Offend, then repeat by the Houston Chronicle.
Please don’t look away; Jesus isn’t. This case is not overstated, if anything the number of victims is under estimated. This isn’t just an SBC problem. In the end…most abusers believe they are the victims of the children. Twisted thinking for sure!
30 question checklist of less talked about signs of emotional abuse. Many churches teach that men are over women in every aspect of life which leads to abusive, angry and controlling men taking toxic liberties with power. Is this you or someone you know?
Encouragement and validation to start the new year. If you know someone who can benefit from being understood in the middle of a difficult marriage; please pass this on!