This article may be useful in helping to equip those offering pastoral care to abusers, by making them aware of the manipulation and deceit employed by abusers, and helping them to avoid becoming unwitting colluders in abuse. This article comes from a Christian organization, but is not explicitly biblical.
This article teaches that abusers can change, contrary to common opinion. The article identifies both motivations and obstacles to change, and lays out the conditions for change. It also provides a kind of checklist that will help spouses and counselors recognize whether genuine change has taken place. The article comes from a Christian organization, but is not explicitly biblical.
This article is a transcript of a speech given at a conference. It provides church leaders with deep insights into abuse and abusers, including the dynamics of deception and power in relationships, and the issue of repentance and forgiveness. Dr. Langberg identifies five governing principles to be followed in dealing with abuse, and a compelling argument for dealing with it forthrightly.
Cornell provides some helpful insights into the behaviour and the characteristics of abusers.