The statistics are staggering. If you aren’t in an abusive relationship, you know several people who are, even if they haven’t shared about the abuse with you. Have you had enough? Do you know when to leave an abusive relationship? Karen DeArmond Gardner shares helpful information and resources for those in an abusive relationship.
Social media is not always reality. We don’t really know what is going on with a person based on what they post on social media. We’re only getting the cliffs notes version. How does social media skew our view?
How my life changed for the better when I started each day by surrendering it to God in prayer by asking Him to “teach me to do Your will, Lord.” At times, it seems like a bold prayer but His plan is always perfect.
Even if you’ve not been in the situation, you know others who have and need to know there is hope. In this episode, I talk with Karen DeArmond Gardner about hope for healing after domestic abuse. There are many women in the church who don’t realize they are in an abusive situation because he doesn’t hit her. Only 14% of domestic violence is physical violence. When they get out of the marriage, they don’t know that healing is possible or available. Karen’s ministry is to encourage women who have experienced abuse.
These days, more than ever, we’re under pressure to pretend that life is easy and that we’ve got it all figured out. We may look good on the outside, but what about the inside? What if the answer is walking in wholeness? Kerrie Oles shares how we can surrender to God and see our life begin to change by walking in His wholeness daily.