Need Help?  National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233  |  1-800-787-3224 (TTY)  |  or 9-1-1

Learn More

By |2023-08-10T20:40:47+00:00July 8th, 2023|

Read "When I Call for Help: A Pastoral Response to Domestic Violence Against Women."

Hold the Abuser Accountable

By |2023-07-08T16:23:33+00:00July 8th, 2023|

Help the abuser get help. Pray for him. But do not let the abuser off the hook by minimizing the gravity of what he has done.

Be a Resource

By |2023-07-08T16:21:51+00:00July 8th, 2023|

Make the victim aware of the network of resources available to help. Reassure the victim that your church is one of those resources.

Provide Safety for the Victim(s)

By |2023-07-08T16:19:01+00:00July 8th, 2023|

Safety first for the abused person and children caught in the middle of the relationship. Have a list of emergency shelters available to share with the victims in your community.

What Is the Church’s Responsibility?

By |2023-07-08T16:09:02+00:00July 8th, 2023|

In order to help prevent Domestic Violence it is vitally important to: Give a "Correct Reading of Scripture." Often, men who abuse their wives use the Scriptures (for example, "women submit to your husbands") as a justification for their abuse.

Go to Top