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The Nature of Abuse Demonstrated in the Crucifixion of Christ

Last week as I was reading through the Gospel account of Christ’s betrayal, arrest, and crucifixion, I was struck with how often this narrative exposes the mentality, nature, and tactics of abuse.  2,154 more words

Church Response To Abuse

Grateful #22

I can’t change my circumstances but I can change my perspective. Today I am grateful that I am stronger than I think I am.

This weekend was a tough one. 484 more words

Emotional Abuse

Lent 34 ~ Two Roses

          This morning, I returned to an old garden, hidden from the busy walkways of life. There, I plucked two blooms and carried them back with me in my heart ~ my two children returned to Heaven through miscarriage. 444 more words


Lent 31 ~ I Will Not

King Nebuchadnezzar said:
“Is it true, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego,
that you will not serve my god,
or worship the golden statue that I set up? 349 more words


Celebrating Emerge's 40th anniversary!

We’re celebrating Emerge’s 40th anniversary as the nation’s first abuser education program!

As the first program in the nation, Emerge created the template for abuser accountability. 114 more words

michael jackson / ryan adams

i meet this guy from scruff. he looks like ted bundy. which is to say he looks like a conventionally attractive mid-30s white man, and i cannot help but fear the worst when meeting a stranger for sex. 704 more words


Abusers are Accusers

Rev 12:10-11 And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God. 846 more words