Calling for research participants: What is the impact on church members when the pastor is the perpetrator of domestic abuse?

A Cry For Justice

Would you like to participate in a research study related to domestic abuse and the impact on church members when the pastor is the perpetrator? ACFJ is assisting the researcher by publishing her invitation as a guest post. Now, over to her: 

My name is Judy and I am a doctoral student at California Southern University examining how church members are affected when they learn that their pastor is a perpetrator of domestic violence.  This research focuses on the personal experiences of the church member after learning about the abuse and violence perpetrated by their pastor.

The United States Department of Justice on Violence Against Women (2016) defines domestic abuse/violence as a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain control over another intimate partner.  It can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another…

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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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