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Domestic Violence and Spiritual Abuse: Part 6

These are daunting obstacles to creating a safe, supportive environment so that our community members are safe and those aren’t can come forward and seek help. But there are practical steps that Christian leaders and congregation members should consider when dealing with domestic violence victims-survivors and offenders.
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1in6 Thursday: A Winning Play from the NFL

September 18, 2014 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
The discussion also provides a unique opportunity to expand our understanding of how the complex, life-long impacts of sexual abuse, assault and interpersonal violence affect both men and women.
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Domestic Violence and Spiritual Abuse: Part 5

When addressing situations of domestic violence, we offer the best possibilities for victim-survivor safety and offender accountability when we work in partnership with individuals from a wide variety of disciplines—medical, legal, spiritual, mental health, criminal justice.
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Domestic Violence and Spiritual Abuse: Part 4

Let’s consider the story of one Christian survivor, Mary, who filed for divorce because her husband was abusing her emotionally, physically, psychologically and spiritually. The response of her pastor is shocking.
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Domestic Violence and Spiritual Abuse: Part 3

Arguably the most frequently quoted verses in the entire Christian Scripture to support male dominance and encourage female subservience, Ephesians 5:21-33 has been misused for centuries.
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Domestic Violence and Spiritual Abuse: Part 2

April 14, 2014 | BY Rev. Al Miles | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
The Sanctity of marriage. Divorce as sin. Male headship, forgiveness and more. Today, Rev. Al Miles discusses five of the most frequently cited justifications offered to Christian women as to why they need to stay with an abusive husband.
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Domestic Violence and Spiritual Abuse: Part 1

In this series, Rev. Al Miles will be answering some common, albeit very complex, questions about spiritual abuse: how exactly is it perpetrated? Where did the myth of male entitlement and female subjugation come from? What about the sanctity of marriage? The notion of forgiveness?
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The moment to say NO MORE

This is the moment. The moment to unite and declare NO MORE. NO MORE fear or ignorance of the issues. NO MORE blaming survivors. NO MORE standing by and doing nothing. NO MORE silence. NO MORE violence. NO MORE excuses.
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60 Percent of Americans Know a Survivor of Domestic Abuse or Sexual Assault: No More Excuses

September 24, 2013
By
Soraya Chemaly
Sixty percent of Americans know a survivor of domestic violence. One in three women (30 percent), one in seven men (14 percent) report living with intimate violence.
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At Last! A National PSA Campaign to End Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

September 24, 2013
By
Anna Kegler
After writing almost a year ago about the need for a major public campaign around sexual violence prevention, I was overjoyed to hear that the Joyful Heart Foundation (headed by Mariska Hargitay of SVU fame) and No More were joining forces to create a nationwide PSA campaign to address domestic violence and sexual assault.
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