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Keeping the Faith: Guidance for Christian Women Facing Abuse
Practical guide addresses issues of faith for battered women—an invaluable resource for victims of domestic violence and the crisis centers that counsel them.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published June 23rd 1995 by HarperOne
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Sep 19, 2011 Karen rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Christian women in abusive relationships
I don't recall the book stressing the point that there's no distance in prayer, so even if you strongly believe it a sin to divorce, you can still GET OUT and continue to pray and work on the abusive relationship from a safe distance! I believe women have a moral responsibility to safeguard their children and a violent home isn't a safe environment for them. So much of what kids learn is caught rather than taught... you can tell a child this isn't the way God intended for a man to treat a woman, ...more