Domestic Violence, Jim and Doug Wilson, and Damaging Pastoral Response to Abuse in Marriages

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Christ Church’s Pastor Doug Wilson, Jim Wilson, Domestic Violence, Pastoral Response to Abuse, Marriage

October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, is wrapping up. In my research on Pastor Doug Wilson and the abuses connected with Christ Church and New Saint Andrews College, I ran across a video with Doug Wilson and his father, Jim Wilson, discussing marriage.

In this video, Doug and Jim Wilson are discussing single men who do not have the “gift of celibacy” and who have obviously waited too long to get married in their minds. Jim Wilson gives his advice on helping these men find the “will of God.” Take special note to how women are referenced. The video is short, only 4 minutes long.

While there is nothing inherently abusive in the video, I think it might give a glimpse into the next story on how women are sometimes treated.

Also in my research, I found the…

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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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