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How to Care for the Professional Victim

Thinking like a victim is easy to do. Becoming a professional victim takes more work, but it can happen, especially if you’ve experienced repeated hurt for an extended period. And even though you are suffering, the Lord is calling you to a better life, a… Continue Reading …

Foster Children – The Forgotten Victims Of Abuse

Some of the unsung heroes in the Christian community are foster parents. One of the most beautiful pictures of the gospel you’ll see are parents laying themselves on the line for the sake of a helpless child. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on… Continue Reading …

Interview With a Victim of Adultery

Adultery is a “form of death” that causes a “grief” like something died. In a way, there was a death. The difference is that there can be a “resurrection” of the marriage, but that does not change the grief. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts… Continue Reading …

A Cry For the Victims Of Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse does not resonate with everyone who hears about it. The reason is that sexual violence is not generally on our radars. It’s similar to the abortion debate. Most people involved with the pro-life cause have a passion for it because they have had… Continue Reading …

Case Study: The Sinning Victim

Case Study_ The Sinning Victim

Mable’s husband has been living in adultery for over five years. Recently she found a receipt in his wallet from a local bar. After some questions, an argument, and a visit to the bar, Mable figured out about the affair. Mable is angry, hurt, and… Continue Reading …

What Happens to Me When I Won’t Forgive Someone?

What Happens to Me When I Won’t Forgive Someone

Forgiveness is one of the most challenging concepts for Christians to come to terms with, especially when someone has hurt them. Recipients of unjust and unkind actions experience legitimate disappointment. Fortunately, we have the unjust suffering of Christ as a template for how to think… Continue Reading …

Ep. 421 Ten Steps Leading to Toxic Christian Femininity

Ep. 421 Ten Steps Leading to Toxic Christian Femininity

Shows Main Idea – Everyone knows about toxic masculinity, and there are just as many opinions to defend it as there are that denounce it. Have you ever thought about toxic femininity? Is it possible for a woman to be toxic? How do they become… Continue Reading …

Ep. 419 Your Ex-spouse Has the Kids, and You’re Afraid

Ep. 419 Your Ex-spouse Has the Kids, and You're Afraid

Shows Main Idea – Divorce is an unending complexity. Even those who breathe a sigh of relief because it is over are not immune from the challenges. Suppose you were living through an unwanted divorce or know someone who is. The ex-spouse has primary custody… Continue Reading …

Ep. 418 Five Common Mistakes Abuse Counselors Make

Ep. 418 Five Common Mistakes Abuse Counselors Make

Shows Main Idea – There are some issues where it creates emotional tension if you speak honestly and transparently from two contrary perspectives. We tend to be on one side or the other. Fair and balanced becomes lost with some of our causes. Sometimes we… Continue Reading …

An Unusual Place to Talk about Exporting Modesty to the Next Generation

Typically, when people think about modesty, their minds immediately go to what a person wears and arbitrary preferences rather than the heart’s motivations that influence our external choices. Perhaps when I mentioned “modesty,” your impulse was similar: “Great, he will tell us what to wear!”… Continue Reading …

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