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Wanna be a Body Builder like Jesus?

HOT OFF THE PRESS! “The Ten Repetitions of Cross Strength: How to be a Body Builder like Jesus.” Paperback is now available at Amazon – Signed copies are available at … Continue reading

July 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

No Justice. No Mercy.

Just like you, I watched in complete disbelief and horror as a group of police officers murdered a fellow American. There is no doubt in the universal cry for justice, … Continue reading

May 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Perpetual Healing

Nails on a chalkboard… No wait… It’s like those bandages we had when we were little… You know the ones that would stick to the wound and when you went … Continue reading

February 25, 2019 · 1 Comment

This Is How Churches Should Respond to Abuse – RELEVANT Magazine

(Article by Pastor Scott Savage in Relevant Magazine found at: http://relevantmagazine.com/current/this-is-how-churches-should-respond-to-abuse). When you and your church are ready for domestic violence training, contact us at http://www.CrossStrengthMinistries.org or http://www.Redemption3.com  “So what’s … Continue reading

June 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Fearless

The Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Knowledge. (Proverbs 1:7). As a domestic violence advocate and counselor – and in the wake of such violence across our nation… … Continue reading

February 22, 2018 · 5 Comments

Spiritual Privilege

In a Facebook post from a highly educated, well respected, Baptist leader, (I have been corrected- not evangelical)** pastor, and professor of pastoral ministry, (not theology)**, he vocalized his concern … Continue reading

June 6, 2017 · 6 Comments

“…How many more women will suffer before the church finally realizes that “to do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice?” (Proverbs 21:3)

Gary Thomas, the author of Sacred Marriage, recently wrote on his blog about how the church needs to protect women from abuse. There was a flood of responses from people. … Continue reading

May 17, 2017 · 7 Comments

Girl got herpes after church didn’t report alleged abuse, suit says | OregonLive.com

A woman who says her daughter told leaders of a McMinnville church that her father was sexually abusing her has filed a $5.2 million lawsuit, faulting church leaders for keeping … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · 6 Comments

The Church’s Abuse of Domestic Violence

This past month has been a focus of attention for me as with many others in regards to Domestic Abuse. As a thirty-year veteran of this cause, I have been … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pastor… it is not the music or the times of the service… It is you… 

Dear American Church,Let me cut to the chase. I am tired of this club. I want out.Here is the thing. I didn’t sign up to join a club. Maybe there … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment