8 episodes

Rev. Gen escaped domestic violence a decade ago, now she advocates for others. She believes that like the legendary Phoenix, survivors can rise from the ashes to new life. The embers in those ashes will burst into flames and illuminate paths toward healing.

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Rev. Gen escaped domestic violence a decade ago, now she advocates for others. She believes that like the legendary Phoenix, survivors can rise from the ashes to new life. The embers in those ashes will burst into flames and illuminate paths toward healing.

    Domestic Violence: Recovery, Resilience, and Joy

    Domestic Violence: Recovery, Resilience, and Joy

    Domestic violence is not the end of our stories. There is light at the end of the tunnel. There is hope, joy, and resilience. To support the healing journey of a survivor, let us show justice, mercy, humility, and compassion - just as Jesus would.

    • 39 min
    Faith, spirituality, and views of God after abuse

    Faith, spirituality, and views of God after abuse

    Views of God are shaped by experiences with the church after domestic violence. Faith and spirituality are strongest when supported by churches that understand abuse and provide faithful companionship and compassion to those who have been traumatized. 

    • 35 min
    Domestic violence survivors and their children

    Domestic violence survivors and their children

    How children are affected by abuse, what they experience, and how healthy role models help mitigate the trauma.

    • 32 min
    Other forms of support after domestic violence

    Other forms of support after domestic violence

    This episode discusses supportive resources that aid resilience for survivors of abuse. This includes family, friends, shelters, therapy, and more. Additionally, what are the obstacles to recovery? Providing support empowers survivors toward healing.

    • 36 min
    The response of the church to domestic violence

    The response of the church to domestic violence

    Religious families are not immune to domestic violence. Victims and survivors of abuse want their pastors to be informed, and they need their churches to be safe. Supporting survivors follows God's heart in caring for the oppressed. 

    • 38 min
    Domestic violence: staying, leaving, returning

    Domestic violence: staying, leaving, returning

    How survivors of domestic violence knew they needed to leave, how some attempt to leave multiple times, and why some feel it's safer to remain in the abuse longer. Having a connection to supportive and helpful entities and individuals is vital.

    • 40 min

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Women Aware And Prepared ,

So needed!

This topic is so important and the work to help churches become a safer place to disclose abuse and to have our pastors speak from the pulpit about abuse NOT being ok is so pertinent today! Thank you!

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