Unholy Charade: Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church

Unholy Charade Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church Could it be that the one who is smiling at you as he hands you the offering plate is abusing his wife at home What if your Sunday school teacher who knows so much about the Bible is abusing his fami

  • Title: Unholy Charade: Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church
  • Author: Jeff Crippen Rebecca H. Davis
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 377
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Could it be that the one who is smiling at you as he hands you the offering plate is abusing his wife at home What if your Sunday school teacher, who knows so much about the Bible, is abusing his family behind closed doors Is it possible that one of the elders or even the pastor of your church is practicing an unholy charade If the spouse of one of these abusers comes tCould it be that the one who is smiling at you as he hands you the offering plate is abusing his wife at home What if your Sunday school teacher, who knows so much about the Bible, is abusing his family behind closed doors Is it possible that one of the elders or even the pastor of your church is practicing an unholy charade If the spouse of one of these abusers comes to you for help, would you even be able to recognize the signs How will you understand the dynamics of this deceiving evil Pastor and author Jeff Crippen presents Christ s body with a work steeped in Scripture that lays before us a map of the abusive mind, the tactics of abuse, the effects abuse has on its victims, and the tragic way our churches have failed the victims of this sin He issues a clarion call for those who love Christ to answer the call to love the oppressed and speak for the victims, as Proverbs 31 9 says Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy Together we can root out the wolves in the midst of the flock and unmask the domestic abuser in the church hiding in our pews.

    One thought on “Unholy Charade: Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church”

    1. This is one if the most comprehensive books I've read on the subject of how to watch out for abusive people who hide behind religion in the church. It gives a window into understanding the mind of domestic abusers and how they operate. It also gives tips on how to help friends who may currently be in abusive relationships. It's written from a Christian pastoral perspective and is especially important for church leaders to read and understand how to help those who come to them for help out of a d [...]

    2. There are many excellent books on abuse in intimate relationships from a secular perspective. One of the best is Why Does He Do That? by Lundy Bancroft, and the research in that book on abusive men is unparalleled. A book doesn't have to be sold in a Christian bookstore for me to learn truth from it, but there are people in the church who view such books with skepticism. In fact, an abusive husband I know convinced his wife to not read Why Does He Do That? by calling it unbiblical garbage.So thi [...]

    3. This was a good book. An interesting read. A diferent prespective. But, I definitely thin its one that many people should read in order to better help those in need.

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