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I’m Newlywed And He’s Destructive. I’ve Separated But Do I Try To Reconcile?

By Leslie Vernick | August 31, 2016 |

Morning sweet friends, What a week I’ve had. Chris Moles and I had an amazing time at The Village Church. Pastor Matt Chandler and their entire staff were extremely supportive of our work and wanted to know how they as a church could do better. I was very encouraged by their humility, affirmation, and support of how we can help…

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Should I Apologize To My Abusive Husband?

By Leslie Vernick | July 20, 2016 |

Morning friends, I am excited to let you know that we will be doing a 2 session Introduction to CORE Strength on Wednesday, August 10 and August 17. If you have always wanted to have some extra help in understanding yourself and how to get stronger, this would be the perfect introductory class. Also, we are giving away some amazing…

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Why Isn’t The Marriage Getting Better?

By Leslie Vernick | April 6, 2016 |

Morning Friends, As you read this, hopefully, I am home from the long drive from Los Angeles to Pennsylvania. Thanks for your prayers for safe travels. We had a great time with my daughter and our three adorable granddaughters. Gracie (my dog) was amazing. She loves car rides and managed the long five-day drive home with unbelievable patience. I think…

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From Violance To Gentleness – How I Work With Physically Abusive Men [Guest Post]

By Leslie Vernick | March 16, 2016 |

Morning friends, I am feeling much better. Thanks for your prayers.  I appreciate you all so much. I’ve invited my friend and colleague, Pastor Chris Moles, who is also a Batterer Intervention Specialist with the State of West Virginia to share his heart on some of the things he does to help abusers change.   He will be my guest blogger…

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He Wants To Try, But I Don’t

By Leslie Vernick | January 13, 2016 |

Morning friends, This week I am in Texas with a group of lovely women ministry leaders. We’ve been coming to this place for about 8 years to refresh, recharge, exercise, and encourage one another. I’m blessed to have a group of women who know the pressures and responsibilities of ministry who can speak words of truth to me. How about…

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How I Got Covered In Poison

By Leslie Vernick | July 8, 2015 |

Morning friends, Please pray for me. I am covered with poison ivy. I will get through this but for the moment it’s pretty miserable. Last week I went out to my front door, which I rarely do since we have a side entrance garage. I wanted to plant some geraniums in my two pots on my porch. I was shocked.…

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My Husband Is In Denial About His Abuse

By Leslie Vernick | April 1, 2015 |

Morning friends, I’m headed back to Pennsylvania and will be on the road all week. I’d appreciate your prayers for safe travels. We’ve had a great time and will miss our sweet granddaughters. It’s been great having this time to get to know them more and vice versa.   This week’s question: I have felt awkward and isolated in various…

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Critical Heart Changes For Successful Reconciliation

By Leslie Vernick & Co. | July 16, 2014 |

Morning Friends, I’m in San Diego getting ready to speak at the American Association of Christian Counselors Marriage America Conference.  Please pray for me that I am able to communicate wisely with the counselors and pastors who are attending.  I will be presenting all day Thursday at a preconference on Domestic Violence and then giving a keynote address for Saturday’s…

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Did I Reconcile Prematurely?

By Leslie Vernick & Co. | July 9, 2014 |

Morning friends, I love all the Scripture verses you shared with one another this week. As we understand the whole counsel of God, don’t you see how much he cares for each one of us? Even when we make a mistake, God is there, teaching us to walk in his ways and to do the next right thing. Our pastor…

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