Like Cain, isn’t it better for us to deny the reality of our dysfunction instead of dealing with the truth of our broken homes?
Why Cain’s Lie Should Be Commended
“Truth sometimes is messy; it’s sometimes painful, shocking, and horrific.”
Traditionally, people have thought that Cain’s answer to God about Abel’s whereabouts in Genesis 4:9 was callous and dismissive.… Read More
Will I see you in Upstate NY June 10-12, 2016? I will be doing 5 presentations addressing domestic violence and dysfunction from a Biblical perspective at the Triangle SDA Church.
On June 10-12, 2016 the meeting times are:
Friday at 7pm
Saturday at 11am
Saturday at 4pm
Saturday at 6:30pm
Sunday at 11am
Themes that will be covered:
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Have we bought into the ideology that Saul could love his son while trying to kill him at the same time? The answer all depends on how we define the word “love.”
One month ago, I wrote this to my readers: “Saul cursed his son Jonathan in around 11 seconds, then he basically said he had Jonathan’s best interest at heart because he said he wanted Jonathan to be king.… Read More
Saul cursed his son Jonathan in around 11 seconds, then he basically said he had Jonathan’s best interest at heart because he said he wanted Jonathan to be king. Moments later, Saul threw a javelin at him. 1 Samuel 20:30-33. Did Saul love Jonathan?… Read More
This 2 minute video provides compelling evidence why babies are definitely affected by Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) — even if they are never physically abused themselves.
Watch this experiment from the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences:
Details on The Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences’ Experiment with 150 Toddlers
The University of Washington wrote this about the experiment: “In the experiment, 150 toddlers at 15 months of age – an even mix of boys and girls – sat on their parents’ laps and watched as an experimenter sat at a table across from them and demonstrated how to use a few different toys.… Read More
Learn how Saul tried to mask evil intentions with “good” motives to guilt trip his son.
Saul Said to Jonathan, “I Have Your Best Interest At Heart.”
Last night, my mind was really drawn to 1 Samuel 20:31. It was as if Saul said to Jonathan, “I am looking out for your future.… Read More
New Youtube video: 12 Traits of An Abuser In 1 Bible Text!
When you finish watching “12 Traits of An Abuser In 1 Bible Text”, you should know that Christ has a very intimate understanding of the dysfunction of sin. If you’re like me, you’ll get excited about how relevant the Word of God still is to healing people from abuse as we go through 1 Samuel 20:30.… Read More
The Bible is so deep! Do you want to know the 12 things the Lord shared with me from 1 Samuel 20:30 about the abusive mind?
There is so much to be gleaned from 1 Samuel 20:30!
As I’ve continued on my project to understand domestic violence through the eyes of Saul, David, and Jonathan, I came across 1 Samuel 20:30, which says, “Then Saul’s anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said unto him, Thou son of the perverse rebellious woman, do not I know that thou hast chosen the son of Jesse to thine own confusion, and unto the confusion of thy mother’s nakedness?” Those words were uttered by Saul seconds before he tried to kill Jonathan, his own son.… Read More
“And David fled from Naioth in Ramah, and came and said before Jonathan, What have I done? what is mine iniquity? and what is my sin before thy father, that he seeketh my life?
And he said unto him, God forbid; thou shalt not die: behold, my father will do nothing either great or small, but that he will shew it me: and why should my father hide this thing from me?… Read More