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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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Where Can I Find Cheap Legal Help

By Leslie Vernick | March 24, 2021 |

Morning friend, I am thrilled that so many people helpers watched the webinar that Chris Moles and I did regarding the 3 milestones you must master to work competently with those in destructive relationships.  We had a lot of positive feedback and was very encouraged that there are people helpers who are wanting to learn more. Today’s Question:  I have…

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Is My Hope Realistic?

By Leslie Vernick | December 23, 2020 |

Morning friends, For me, Christmas is the season for quiet.  For stillness. For reflection on the reality of “Emmanuel, God with us” Pray for me that I would know that God is in this place. So many places the Bible reminds us that the person didn’t realize that God was present when he was. How would your life be different…

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Ten Things Every Church Leader Needs To Know

By Leslie Vernick | September 23, 2020 |

Morning friends, We just concluded our CONQUER launch where hundreds of Christian women in destructive marriages raised their hands and said I need help and support. Why is it that the local church is still not addressing these issues or supporting victims?   This is an article I wrote for a Christian counseling site a few years back. I’m putting it…

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My Adult Children Blame Me Because I Refuse To Apologize

By Leslie Vernick | July 22, 2020 |

Morning friends,  Thanks for the book and movie recommendations. I’d especially appreciate your prayers over the next few weeks. I have a lot of moving parts on my plate and sometimes I don’t keep track of them all as well as I need to. Pray that I stay focused, that I am productive, and also take some time out to…

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A Counselor Questions My Stand

By Leslie Vernick | June 17, 2020 |

Morning friends, I thought I would do something a little different this week. Recently Russ has expressed concerns regarding his wife falsely accusing him of abuse. I also had a counselor write me because he has some concerns that I am not providing enough qualifiers in my on-line material and because of that, my material may be empowering women to…

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