Dobson advocates here is sending a bloodied sheep back to the wolf.
This man has shown that he is capable of life-threatening violence against her.
Peace, Neil Schori Pastor Jeff Crippen has been ministering to victims of domestic violence for a number of years now.This article, Abuse and Pastors: An Open Letter from a Pastor to Pastors, (which coincidentally was cross-posted here at SSB) explains Jeff’s awakening to domestic violence and the church’s response. That is why you have seen him promote “clergy appreciation day” in which he encourages people to show their appreciation for their “rabbi, priest, or pastor.” When I challenged him on this, his subordinates contacted me and blew us off, telling me that Focus on the Family (Dobson is no longer with Focus) had a much larger and wider base of followers than any local church and so they had to be more inclusive.I’ve been observing Mike use his voice powerfully on Twitter against abuse and it’s clear that he also has a good understanding of domestic violence as you will surely note below.It’s important to read the words from pastors who have experience working with abuse, who understand the way abusers work, and who understand the frailty of the defenseless and oppressed, so What Dr.It is time for leaders to stand up and recognize that Jesus always stood with the oppressed, and because of his lead, so should they.
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I sought out three pastors whose ministries involve working with victims of domestic violence and abusers.
These are men in the trenches who understand abuse, understand victims, and understand God’s Word on how to handle these life-threatening situations.
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I would suggest that Laura choose the most absurd demand her husband makes, and then refuse to consent to it. She should prearrange a place to go and ask friends or relatives to step in for assistance at that critical moment.