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Is Porn Use Abuse?

By Susan King | April 3, 2024 |

Hello, Friends! I live near my state’s only professional ballet company and I spent Saturday evening enjoying the latest show. Two weeks ago, I was invited into the studio to watch a rehearsal for that show with a few other lucky patrons. At that time, the dancers had only undergone 4 days of rehearsal. That up-close, behind-the-scenes look into the…

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He Won’t Leave Me Alone. Now What?

By Leslie Vernick | March 27, 2024 |

Morning friend, Thanks so much for your prayers. The trip to Korea with my daughter couldn’t have gone better. We were greeted with lots of love, and it was wonderful for her to meet her birth parents, siblings, nephew and niece, aunts and uncles and her 90-year-old grandfather. I also got to spend quality time with one of our CONQUER…

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How Can I Help My Adult Daughter Who’s in an Abusive Marriage?

By Leslie Vernick | February 28, 2024 |

Morning friend, Next week I am heading to Seoul, South Korea. Over 40 years ago we adopted a baby girl from Korea, and she and I are flying there to meet her birth parents and Korean extended family. It’s going to be a trip of a lifetime and I’m so honored that she wanted me to accompany her on this…

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Navigating the Path of Confronting Emotional Abuse: A Gentle and Solid Approach

By LeAnne Parsons | September 13, 2023 |

In this journey of life, we often find ourselves in situations and seasons that call for supernatural courage, wisdom, and grace. My summer has been one just like this. September is a beautiful month to reflect and remember the goodness of God in our day-to-day lives.  Reminding ourselves how much God sees, knows, and feels for His children is a…

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Ending the Cycle of Abuse

By LeAnne Parsons | November 23, 2022 |

Good morning my friends! Coach LeAnne here! Fall has arrived in Phoenix! My feeders are still actively nourishing the local hummingbirds, and my hanging flowers are in full bloom as they sway on the back patio. I grew up in Minnesota, moved to California at 19 years of age, and have been out west ever since- I do not miss…

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My Husband Says To Stop Talking About It

By Leslie Vernick | July 6, 2022 |

Morning friend, July is typically my month to take some time off to rest, refresh and renew…. so I’ve asked two of my team coaches, Susan King and LeAnne Parsons to fill in for me in answering your questions for two of our blog weeks. The other two weeks I will post video blogs from questions I have answered live…

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Is Resisting Abuse Sinful Part 2

By Leslie Vernick | May 4, 2022 |

Morning friend, In our last blog I began to address the question, “Is resisting oppression abusive or sinful?” My answer was no, however, often when a woman is in an abusive relationship and she resists her oppressor it may be labeled as mutual abuse by an untrained eye.  This week I want to continue the discussion by looking at Jesus’…

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He Doesn’t Hit Me, Is It Still Abuse?

By Leslie Vernick | March 2, 2022 |

Morning friend, I’m scared. The world has turned upside down over the past week just as we thought things were returning to normal. What do we do with our body when it’s still shaking after watching the news? Or our mind when we see pictures of children dying and mothers fleeing their homes with littles in tow? Or our emotions…

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Speak Up And Set Boundaries

By Leslie Vernick | April 14, 2021 |

Morning friend, We had a great launch for our CONQUER membership.  Hope you joined. More than ever, as Christian women, we need to put our brave on and speak out against abuse of all kinds and the power structures in our society and churches that keep women stuck, scared and silent. It’s tempting to depend upon good Christian brothers, pastors,…

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