Unholy Charade - Jeff Crippen

Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church

More Thoughts on Abusers as Trespassers

Rom 14:4 Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make him stand. I have had the unfortunate experience more than once of being around…

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Narcissists/Abusers do not Forgive

Mat 18:26-30 So the servant fell on his knees, imploring him, ‘Have patience with me, and I will pay you everything.’ (27) And out of pity for him, the master of that servant released him and forgave him the debt. (28) But when that same servant went out, he found…

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Abusers/Narcissists/Sociopaths are Trespassers

I should come up with an acronym of some kind to stand for the various labels of abusers. Hmmm. ANS. But then that's not a word. Looks like "answer." Oh well, I'll try it out here. We recently had some property surveyed at our church. We changed some boundaries and…

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Innocent of Evil does not mean Ignorance of Evil

Be sure and go on over to our other blog (which typically posts on Fridays) and read this important post there. Here is the link.

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The Man in the Iron Cage

We are currently reading through John Bunyan's great classic, Pilgrim's Progress, in the first hour on Sunday mornings. You can find videos of those sessions on our Youtube channel (Light for Dark Times) and at sermonaudio.com/crc. We livestream these classes on Sunday mornings at 9:30 on both Facebook and Sermon…

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The Lord Does not Need a Majority

1Sa 14:6 Jonathan said to the young man who carried his armor, “Come, let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised. It may be that the LORD will work for us, for nothing can hinder the LORD from saving by many or by few.” As we have all…

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Do You Need Permission from Your Church to Divorce Your Abuser?

Here is a link to a post published today at our other blog, Light for Dark Times. It addresses the question in this headline.

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How “Expository” Preaching can go Wrong

2Ti 4:1-2 I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: (2) preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and…

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If We Confess Our Sins – but the Narcissist Will Not

1Jn 1:9-10 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. (10) If we say we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us. These are very familiar verses to…

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Creeps Creep in Among Us – We Must be more Watchful

This is a link to an important post at Light for Dark Times which published this morning. I hope many of you will read it and will find it not only instructive, but validating and encouraging as well. Creeps among us

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