is PASCH God's Word to Women has been working to improve resources for
those suffering abuse or working with the abused. PASCH, Peace and Safty
in the Christian Home, is an excellent organization with an
informative website. GWTW
has had a link to their website for years, but their information needs to be
more visible on our site. Therefore, we are posting some of their basic
documents in the hope of reaching a broader audience.
Woman You Gave Me, Lord! by Joel Davisson "This Woman You Gave Me,
Lord!" is Chapter Three from The Man of Her Dreams/ The Woman of His by
Joel and Kathy Davisson. In it Joel tells what it took to come to grips with his
part in their marriage problems. The Davissons minister a strong word of
marriage restoration drawn from their years of struggle, and the victory they
Message to the Desperate Wife by
Germaine Copeland. Germaine Copeland is the author of Prayers
that Avail Much and is a seasoned intercessor and counselor. In this
article she gives Godly advice to those in abusive marriages.
Together to Listen and to Learn by Catherine Clark Kroeger.
This article is the introduction to Healing the Hurting, Giving Hope
and Help to Abused Women, Catherine Clark Kroeger and James R.
Beck, Editors. It presents two cases to emphasize
the pressing need to bring abuse in the Christian home into
the open, acknowledge its presence, and deal with it.
The Evangelical Debate over Biblical
"Headship" by Dr. David M. Scholer. In this scholarly
article, Dr Scholer provides a synopsis of the debate over biblical headship.
Much of the Christian literature in the past five years on domestic violence and
sexual abuse of women, especially evangelical publications, contains pointed
discussions of the relationship between biblical teachings of "male headship"
and the reality of abused and battered women. Included are studies on kephale
and authentein on the precise points upon which the so-called headship
Healing After Abuse - by Wanda Boone. An excellent article that notes rising
incidence of abuse and the need for Christians to realize that coming to Christ
is only the first step in healing. Faith in conjunction with work, discipline
and determination are required for the work to be completed.
A Woman's Place by
Bernadine Tillman. This
article is the introduction and first chapter of the book A Woman's Place which
contains insights and experiences on abuse and how two years of a Bible study based on
Word to Women changed her perspective. This book offers a fresh bold view and is a testimony to God's
faithfulness to those who seek truth.
Review of No Place for Abuse by Ed Shei.
Dr. Shei reviews the book No Place for Abuse by Catherine Clark
Kroeger and Nancy Nason-Clark which provides biblical and practical resources to
counteract domestic violence. To read the full dissertation “Persuasion
and Church Ministry as It Relates to Woman Abuse: An Evaluation of No Place for
Abuse on the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior of Asbury
'No' To Psycho-Babble by Leslie Johnson with Gary Johnson. Here is an excellent short
article encouraging the people of God to judge by the Word rather than
"pop-psychology theories and mindless suppositions regarding gender
tendencies." Leslie is the author of Does God Really Prefer
The Story of God: Women in the Early
Church by Pamela Walford. Want to know how the church's
traditional position on women evolved? In this outstanding article, Pamela Walford reveals how, in less than 400 years following the deaths of the last
apostles, the early Christian church yielded to the influence of the Greco-Roman
culture in which it was immersed. It relinquished the egalitarianism that had
been established by Jesus and set the stage for the subjugation and silencing of
women that has spanned more than two millennia and continues to detrimentally
impact the lives of women today.
In Healing is an article about Mary Dunham Faulkner and how God led her to her ministry through Leah's
Sisters, an organization committed to rebuilding nations through
restored women. Here is a word of hope, encouragement and motivation.