Why do survivors of domestic violence go back to their abusers? The same reasons pop up within the toxic workplace for why employees stay with an abusive organization.
All Abuse Ravages Victims: How Does Emotional Abuse Devastate?
Abuse. Devastates. People. Not just the abuse that involves hitting. But abuse of all forms - emotional and spiritual.
Isolation: You Are Not Alone
It is bad enough when men (and women) do not believe our story of abuse in the home or workplace. But, when you feel that God is not even answering your cries for help. That is isolation.
Psalm 59: Jealousy & Toxic Leadership
Pride and jealousy. It is extraordinary what these sins can do to a leader.
Tongues Are Sharp As Swords: Verbal Abuse in the Bible
Those who suggest emotional or verbal abuse is not really abuse need to consider scripture and psychology.
Authorized Unity: Loyalty, Allegiance and Fidelity
When your pastor says, "If you don't trust me, you don't trust God," run.
Sweet Vindication [of God]
Will the "evil" God returns to my abuser be in this life (through trials and tribulations), the end of his life, or simply in the final judgment? He says, in faithfulness, he will "put an end to them."
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!
Though They Rage…God is Our Refuge
Wading into the depths of Psalms 44 & 46can be both the healing balm and helpful aid to building boundaries that protect our integrity from those who war against a Biblical understanding of abuse.
Abuse, Vindication, and the Fear of Man
My first degrees were in music performance. It was then I learned a valuable lesson about responding to abuse.