Safety on the Internet for Abuse Victims

It’s only natural for abuse victim to look for some type of help and maybe find a way of escape. If you find yourself in that place, please work on Developing a Safety Plan first. (The above link will help you to put together a plan.) Fortunately, the Internet contains Read More…

Why Do Christian Spouses Abuse Their Marriage Partners?

The question is why DO Christian spouses abuse their marriage partners? How can you wrap your mind around Christ “followers” doing this to their spouse? There is hardly a subject more confusing than trying to figure out the reasoning behind why one Christian marriage partner could ever even think it’s Read More…

You and Your Church Can Fight Against Domestic Violence

“Do SOMETHING to help me!!!” That is an outcry of many that are wounded because of the domestic violence they are suffering from within their homes. They reach out for help, and no one is there to give a supportive and empowering hand. The whole issue of domestic violence and abuse Read More…

Hope For Pastors Who Batter

The following is an interview with Paul Hegstrom and the Editor of STEPS, Dale Ryan. Both Paul and Dale will give hope and insight if you are on either end of battering. For the abuse victim, it can give hope that change IS possible. And for pastors who batter—there is hope Read More…

Leaving Your Spouse Because Of Abuse

The following article comes from the book, Beloved Unbeliever, which is written to women with spouses who are unbelievers. However, the principles outlined in this article apply to every spouse who wants to leave because of abuse. Please prayerfully read and consider what the author Jo Berry has to say, Read More…

Developing A Safety Plan

[Marriage Missions Editors Note: We’re aware that we have people from all over the world that read articles on our web site. For this reason some of the advice given may not apply to some of you, because you don’t have the same types of resources available to you where Read More…

How Do I Respond to Physical Abuse?

Let me begin by saying that I cannot think of a circumstance in a marriage or family that could justify abuse of any kind. That includes physical abuse, emotional, mental, or sexual abuse. Abusive behavior was never and can never be a part of God’s plan for a marriage or Read More…

Scriptures on Abuse and Domestic Violence

What does the Bible say about Abuse and Domestic abuse? Does it even address it? Are there scriptures on abuse and domestic violence? The simple answer is YES! Those who believe otherwise are delusional, or they need more information than they’ve had up until now. First of all, it is Read More…

My Husband Abused Me and Our Child

If you’re having a “problem” where your husband has abused you, and your child, the article below is one you should read. It starts out with someone who wrote the following note, and question: PROBLEM: “I was for 3 years married to a military man. He was violent and abusive after Read More…

All Abuse Hurts

When we think of “abuse” what usually comes to mind is physical abuse. Most people acknowledge that “hitting, punching, kicking, pulling hair, twisting limbs, pinching, slapping, biting,” etc. can be damaging. Yet all abuse hurts. There are other types of abuse that can be just as devastating: “Abuse includes actions, Read More…