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The Garbage We Say to Survivors

[Today’s guest post on abuse and surviving is from Cyndie Randall.] Think of a man you know and trust. A person you love or admire. A person with whom you feel comfortable. Comfortable enough to hug, even. Maybe you look … Continue reading

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The Abuse of People Pleasing

[Today’s guest post is presented anonymously. If you’d like to leave a comment for the writer, let’s call her Maria.] I was abused as a child and teased in school, so that opened the door up for me to be, … Continue reading

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Of Pastors and Judges – innocent until proven guilty

The Presumption of Innocence “Innocent until proven guilty” isn’t merely a high-sounding phrase; it’s a legally binding presumption in criminal cases. Even the word “presumption” has legal significance. In jurisprudence (the philosophy of law) a presumption is a limitation or … Continue reading

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Patriarchy Preacher Means What He Says (but won’t admit it)

In 2009 Bruce Ware spoke at a conference held by the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW). His talk concerned what he thinks the Bible requires from men and woman, particularly in the context of marriage and what happens when a … Continue reading

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