Terror In The Parsonage

There is terror in the parsonage when the abuser is your pastor … and husband! “I’m the worst pastor’s wife in the whole world,” said Julie, sobbing as she described how she had utterly failed God and didn’t deserve to live.” Julie’s husband was the pastor of a large church in 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…

He Shoves Me -and- He Seems to Hate Me

Question: My husband and I argue frequently. But lately he’s begun to shove me. He claims it’s just in the heat of the moment. While I’m certain I’m being overly sensitive to my husband’s anger, I’m not sure his physical actions are okay. Am I overreacting? Answer: While you may 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…