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Domestic Abuse: Recognize, Respond, Rescue (Resources for Changing Lives)

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Abuse in a marriage is a difficult problembut there is comfort in knowing that the Bible points the way toward answers. While it may not use the language of victims and abusers, it has plenty to say about the oppressed and their oppressors, and how much God opposes oppression.

Experienced family counselor Darby Strickland shows counselors and concerned family and friends ho
Published May 31st 2018 by P & R Publishing
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Jul 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is probably the booklet I learned the most from in this biblical counseling series called “Resources for Changing Lives” printed by Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing. In the past there were many works in this series which I have read, reviewed and recommended but this one thus far surpasses them all in terms of it being biblical, practical and insightful. I am glad that is the case since the booklet covers a difficult topic that many pastors and churches might not have thought through ab ...more
Michael W.
Oct 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow! Just plain wow! Darby Strickland, a Christian Counselor who teaches Counseling Abusive Marriages,through CCEF's School of Biblical Counseling, has penned a potent and profitable manuscript, and packaged it in this 52 page mini-book. The subject is serious, the content constructive, and the tone is tutorial.

Strickland begins with an opening scene where "Clint" and "Ashley" are sitting in her office beginning counseling...actually, she's the sixth counselor they've seen. The author is caught
Michelle Kidwell
Apr 20, 2018 rated it really liked it

Domestic Abuse
Recognize, Respond, Rescue
by Darby A. Strickland

P & R Publishing

Pub Date 30 Apr 2018

I am reviewing a copy of Domestic Abuse through P&R Publishing and Netgalley:

Domestic abuse takes many forms, often starting with one spouses need to dominate and control the others. This is a prevalent problem and Christian marriages are no exception. This books helps to answer the questions how can concerned family members , and even counselors know how to recognize it.

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Noel Burke
Jul 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Very short but excellent summary of how to approach and help those going through a domestic abuse situation in their home. Written from the perspective of the counselor.
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