September 3, 2013A Christian Response to Abusive Relationships

Darrell Bock, Gary Barnes, Debby Wade
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Dr. Barnes and Wade introduce the topic of spousal abuse and their ministries to married couples and families
03:50
Spousal abuse statistics and the story of a battered Christian woman
08:45
Defining spousal abuse and recognizing tactics of power and control
12:27
Spousal responsibilities in marriage according to the Scriptures
19:17
Perspectives of female victims and police involved in cases of spousal abuse
23:52
The fears and insecurities that drive an abuser’s need for control
28:17
Advice for people in abusive situations
30:24
Advice for pastors counseling people in abusive situations
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Creating a church environment where it is safe to talk about spousal abuse