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December 2014

child domestic violence victim

One Way Domestic Violence Affects Children

The Atlantic published an article called “How Family Violence Changes the Way Children’s Brains Function”. In it it they wrote about one way domestic violence affects children: “The researchers concluded that children who have been exposed to family violence, even if they are not showing overt symptoms, have a heightened neural responsiveness to stress.… Read More
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The Importance of Thinking about Domestic Violence and Dysfunctional Relationships

CNN’s recent article, “Peering inside a batterer’s mind — and his victim’s soul”, struck a cord with me. I saw how the Bible based solutions I wrote in my book could have prevented this man from being a batterer. In the chapter, “The Blueprint for Overcoming Dysfunctional Backgrounds”, I wrote: “People can ignore their dysfunctional home environments and try to go on with life—even a Christian life—as if all is well and has always been well.… Read More
Ephesians 5

My Thoughts on Ephesians 5

Ephesians 5:25-29 25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; If there is not a practical application from the husband of the love of Christ in the home, then he isn’t fulfilling his role as the spiritual leader God called Him to be.… Read More