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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Domestic violence and sexual abuse: The Devastating Issue Pastors Aren't Discussing

Here is another article were most Christian Pastors are lost in the mix, blind to the realities of the world and the conditions that their own congregations live under, and they wonder why the youth are turning their backs on the church.


Protestant Pastors Survey on Sexual and Domestic Violence

The study also suggests that among pastors and church leaders who did address domestic violence, 72 percent of them did so believing that domestic violence was a problem beyond their church community, and consequently, did not discuss it as a problem within their own congregation as well. Only 25 percent of those who did address domestic violence saw it as a problem within their church.

Pastor and adjunct professor at Reformed Theological Seminary Justin Holcomb, who along with his wife Lindsey recently authored Is It My Fault?: Hope and Healing for Those Suffering Domestic Violence, suggested that one reason pastors were underexposed to conversations about domestic violence and sexual abuse was because it was "extremely shameful for a person to bring up" the subject.  Read more...


Below are just a few articles and lectures where the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has addressed the subject of domestic violence and sexual abuse of women.  Few Christian pastors has address the subject more.



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