A Cry For Justice

Job 19:7  Behold, I cry out, ‘Violence!’ but I am not answered; I call for help, but there is no justice.

In the course of their local church ministry, pastors will encounter individuals who are characterized by a profound sense of entitlement.  Such persons unquestioningly believe that they are entitled to possess power and control over others, and they utilize an arsenal of characteristic tactics to gain and maintain that control, being fully justified in their thinking about their right to do so.  These are the people we are calling “abusers.”  They may be male or female but most often are men, and the most frequent victims are their wives and children.  We have already stressed in part 1 of this series how vital it is for every pastor to educate himself in this field.  Seminary training is essentially and woefully devoid of such instruction and calls for seminaries to…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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