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myth debunked babies aren't affected by intimate partner violence

Think Babies Aren’t Affected By Just Witnessing Intimate Partner Violence? This 2 Minute Video Completely Debunks That Myth!

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
Leaked! Saul's 2 Tactics to Guilt Trip His Son (1)

LEAKED! Saul’s 2 Tactics To Guilt Trip His Son

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
12 Traits of Abusers From 1 Bible Text 2

YouTube: 12 Traits of An Abuser In 1 Bible Text!

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
12 Things One Verse Tells Us About the Abusive Mind

12 Things One Verse Tells Us About the Abusive Mind

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
Who is the King of Your Home?

Who is the King of Your Home: God or You?

In “Can the Meditation of Our Hearts Help Predict the Success or Failure of Our Future Relationships”, we saw that the problem with Israel wanting a king was that they were rejecting the government of God. Leaders were only to enforce the laws that God had given; they weren’t supposed to enact their own laws.… Read More
Credit: Freeimages.com Julia Freeman-Woolpert Jonathan- -David, there is no issue of domestic violence in my home. Period.-

Jonathan: “David, there is no issue of domestic violence in my home. Period.”

“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
boy thinking about domestic violence

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