This article is a worksheet intended to help discuss domestic violence, and the pride that so often lies at the heart of it.
The author identifies the real root of domestic violence, showing that violence is not caused by anger. Rather, anger opens up a window into the heart of a person. Biblically speaking, counselling or pastoral care must address the sinful desires of the heart, not only the sinful emotions and actions.
The author identifies some common mistakes that we make in the church in dealing with domestic violence, and then offers six things that we must do in order to fight against domestic violence in the church.
This article presents “frequently asked questions” by Christians about domestic violence, and provides helpful answers, most often with scriptural references for the answers.