By Persis Lorenti
If you are in danger:
or The National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233
If you are wondering if you might be in an abusive situation:
- The National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233
- Safety Plan (English)
- Safety Plan (Spanish)
A Biblical Response to the Abused Wife – Renee M. Malina
Calling the Evangelical Church to Truth: Domestic Violence and the Gospel – Stephen R. Tracy, Ph.D., Phoenix Seminary
Counseling Victoms of Domestic Abuse – Diane Langberg, Ph.D., Christian psychologist, Westminster Theological Seminary, video
- The Emotionally Destructive Marriage by Leslie Vernick, 12 short videos based on her book.
- Olympic Gospel Mission – Bible Studies on Domestic Abuse
Understanding Domestic Violence – Steven R. Tracy, Ph.D., Phoenix Seminary
A Cry for Justice: How the Evil of Domestic Abuse Hides in Your Church by Jeff Crippen and Anna Wood, Calvary Press, 2012.
The Emotionally Destructive Marriage by Leslie Vernick, WaterBrook Press, 2013.
Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men by Lundy Bancroft, Berkley Books, 2003. This book is not written from a Christian perspective but is recommended by Christian counselors because it gives insight into the abuser's mind.
Persis Lorenti is a regular contributor who lives in Virginia You can also find her at Tried With Fire and Out Of The Ordinary.