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Topic: My alcoholic husband has destroyed my belongings. How seriously should I take this?

By Leslie Vernick | August 8, 2011 |

Good morning friends, I am so excited to be starting my blog experience with the Association of Biblical Counselors, specifically targeting abusive relationships. Please pray with me that biblical counselors and pastors will begin to see that the way many of them have been counseling couples caught in destructive and abusive relationships has been inadequate and at times harmful to…

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Topic: Crazy Making Behaviors

By Leslie Vernick | July 12, 2011 |

Good Monday friends, I have some exciting news to share with you. I have been invited to be a regular blogger (2 x a month) for the Association of Biblical Counselors. I am going to be blogging about the same topics that I’ve addressed in this blog for years, but gearing it toward counselors and pastors who need to know…

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Topic: My husband’s a sex addict and chronic liar. How do I tell our mutual church friends why I’m divorcing him.

By Leslie Vernick | July 4, 2011 |

Happy Fourth of July Everyone, I hope you are enjoying your long weekend. I did. This has been one of the most relaxing summers I’ve had in a while. No deadlines looming and it’s a nice break. I’ve got some exciting news I want to share with you but am going to wait until the final details are ironed out.…

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Topic: Challenging Your Counselor

By Leslie Vernick | June 27, 2011 |

Good Morning: This weekend I did nothing. Well not exactly nothing, but I went to the beach with 3 girlfriends with no agenda, no projects, no deadlines, no schedule. We just did what we felt like which was nothing but sit and read. It was a nice break in a hectic life and a beautiful weekend. There is something about…

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Topic: Can I Set Boundaries with An Abusive Spouse?

By Leslie Vernick | May 30, 2011 |

Happy Memorial Day Friends, I have never had the privilege of serving our in our country’s armed forces but I want to thank those who have. It is a supreme sacrifice to be willing to lay down your life for the freedoms we often take for granted in this country. I have traveled to many third world countries and I…

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Topic: Part 2, How to I “Minister” to an Abusive Spouse?

By Leslie Vernick | May 24, 2011 |

Good evening friends, I had an extraordinary weekend that has left me physically exhausted, but with a great feeling of accomplishment. I PASSED my motorcycle safety course and am now the proud owner of a motorcycle license! Never in a million years would I have thought I would do this let alone pass! The course is offered by the state…

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Topic: A Time to Say “No”

By Leslie Vernick | May 3, 2011 |

Hi Sweet Friends, This weekend I had the awesome privilege of speaking at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Johnstown, PA not only for their women’s event but also for their Saturday evening and three Sunday services. God truly was present and it doesn’t get any better than being a vessel that He uses to help people grasp transformational truth. Thanks for…

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