Monday, December 28, 2009

They're Sitting in Your Pews

He's a professional victim's advocate. A professor. And a pastor. And he tells us how pastors should respond to domestic violence.

This is "must reading" for all ministry leaders. Because you know that the abused - and the abusers - are sitting in your pews. And both parties are crying out for your help.
And for hope.


- What to listen for

- How to empower the victim

- How to find advocates & safe houses for the victim

- When to dial 911

- What the issue of "submission" really looks like

- How to approach the abuser

- Reinforcing rehab

- How to assist the abuser in goal-setting

Caring for them both ~

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