Holly T. Ashley

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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

The root of the problem? Sin. The answer? Salvation.

Based on his own admission, Josh sinned, repented and got saved. Why in the world would Christians be appalled to discover an unregenerate 14-year-old boy acted wickedly? According to Josh … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hard Truth for the Church of Today

Millennial blogger Ben Irwin wrote: “When a church tells me how I should feel (‘Clap if you’re excited about Jesus!’), it smacks of inauthenticity. Sometimes I don’t feel like clapping. … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

“Therefore be alert!”

Former Mars Hill Resurgence Director Mike Anderson apologizes for his role with Mars Hill Church: “I spent the decade after high school in single-minded devotion to a church movement that … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment
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