Emily joined the African mission work because it "sounded good. It was the way we should be helping." But all that glitters is not gold...
Shouts of Gladness
When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices, and when the wicked perish there are shouts of gladness.
When the Church Gets It Right: Janice’s Story
Generally, positive stories about how the church responds to abuse are far and few between. But, Janice's is different.
Saving a Relationship with an Abuser
Do you want to regain a relationship (reconciliation) with an abuser? Are you seeking to save your job or your marriage? This is a clarion call that the only way a relationship with an abuser will be saved is through his repentance. Hold the line!
My Friend, Sam
When I faced off with my mission's leadership, I needed a friend. Sam was there all along preparing me for the stand I needed to take.
General Revelation: Look, Listen, and Learn
God's communication through His creation can be extraordinarily helpful as we minister to survivors of abuse.
Jim & Mary: Pastoral Abuse Part 2
The "rest of the story." Jim & Mary: Identify abusive leadership and find healing.
Jim & Mary: Pastoral Abuse Part 1
Jim worked under an abusive church pastor. They found hope and healing.
A Cry for Justice: Judgment and Forgiveness
Recognizing Jesus is the true and right judge brings healing and forgiveness.
The Benefit of the Doubt: The Ethics of Confrontation
How do we confront people when they sin against us? Biblically, the benefit of the doubt is not always a true application of the Gospel.