Emotional Abuse, Faith, Grace, Guilt, Hope, Pain and suffering, Surviving Adultery and Divorce, Uncategorized

enough

What happens when a wife faithfully submits to her husband, even if he is ridiculing, demeaning, or sexually abusing her?

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Emotional Abuse, Faith, fatherless, Hope, marriage, Pain and suffering, parenting, Surviving Adultery and Divorce, Uncategorized

haunted: till death do we part

If it’s not physical abuse, it’s not really abuse. If he hasn’t hit you, you need to stay. Marriage is a forever commitment you should never leave.

Emotional Abuse, Ministry, Pain and suffering, Uncategorized

On the Church and Divorce: Thoughts About Paige Patterson and the SBC

The last few weeks, a firestorm of controversy has erupted in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). Allegations against Paige Patterson, now president emeritus at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, have been made public, allegations that include his stance that women should stay with their abusive husbands and his mishandling of a rape on a seminary campus… Continue reading On the Church and Divorce: Thoughts About Paige Patterson and the SBC

Emotional Abuse, Pain and suffering, Uncategorized

Behind Closed Doors

I wrote this article a couple years ago. It has come to my mind repeatedly today as I have been debating how the church (particularly the Southern Baptist Church) deals with abuse in marriage. Unfortunately, many want to continue to turn a blind eye to the abuse and destruction that is so prevalent. Many fail… Continue reading Behind Closed Doors