Your Reactions to Abuse Are Not Abuse

I was on a tour bus in Mexico when out of the corner of my eye, I noticed them arguing quietly. It escalated quickly. I’m not sure whose phone it was, but he wrestled it from her hands as she cried out in pain. It took him all of three seconds to do. He remained... Continue Reading →

A Time to Examine Abusive Mindsets Within Christianity

In 1995, the University or British Columbia conducted a study on men who exhibited abusive behaviours [1]. What they found was that these men shared three core beliefs in common. These beliefs helped to support their own actions when it came to the power and control they maintained over their partner [2]. The men believed... Continue Reading →

To the One Being Abused

Too often within Christianity, abuse is seen as a grey area. Should she just be more submissive? Is he feeling disrespected? What KIND of abuse are we talking about here? Is he really abusive, or is he just a jerk? These kinds of questions cast doubt on people who have already been conditioned to doubt... Continue Reading →

A Time to Air the Laundry

I've been living a half truth. I suspect many people are. It seems that it is a popular thing within our culture to not "air our dirty laundry." People call it oversharing (an ugly label). They say it's not socially acceptable to shamelessly wave certain life-bits around in people's faces and whatnot. We don't air... Continue Reading →

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