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Is Resisting Abuse Sinful?
Morning friend, We’ve had a great discussion on our blog regarding suffering and whether or not an abused wife should willingly suffer in an abusive marriage. I’m so glad that women are waking up to the error of this traditional teaching. Here’s another question I receive often that I want to help you think through. Question: My pastor says that…Read More
My Husband Stopped Using Porn But Isn’t Better. What’s Next?
Morning friend, We had our big workshop yesterday on the Three Shifts You Need to Make to Move From Victim Mindset to Owner Mindset. I hope you got to watch it. We had a lot of positive comments and good questions. Our six-month group coaching program Empowered To Change has just opened. For more information go to www.leslievernick.com/change. Question: My…Read More
What Do I Do When Someone Keeps Bringing Up My Sins?
Morning friend, Have you been practicing gratitude this week? I hope so. It’s a game-changer when you faithfully practice it. Studies show that we all have limited attention. Watch this video to see an example of what you can miss and not even know it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGQmdoK_ZfY We don’t see everything, even when it’s obvious or right in front of our…Read More
How Do I Heal From His Awful Words And Behavior?
Morning friend, So glad you are here. I’ve been watching comments on the feed and I hope you are all seeing your comments. If you’re still experiencing a problem posting or seeing your comments, please let me know. Question: How do I overcome some of the awful and disrespectful things that my husband has said to me over the years,…Read More
Ten Things Every Church Leader Needs To Know
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…Read More
Is It Wrong To Keep A Record Of Wrongs?[Guest Blog]
Morning friends, I’m excited to share with you a new book that’s just come out, Is It Abuse, by Darby Strickland. Darby is a colleague, friend, and fellow warrior in helping Christian women who are in abusive marriages get sane, safe, and strong. This book expertly and Biblically unpacks the whole concept of controlling abuse in all its forms. I…Read More
Am I Judging Or Discerning?
Morning Friends, It’s been a tough week. Thanks for your prayers. Two dear friends have COVID-19 and feeling pretty flu-ish. I tested negative (as I had been in contact with both of them) but have been staying home pretty much for the two-week period of waiting time, which is almost over. It’s raining A LOT and I could use some…Read More
Is Restitution A Part Of Repentance?
Morning friends, I hope you have something fun planned for July 4th. My 3 granddaughters are coming up for the weekend with their parents. We have installed a zip line and a slackline on our cabin’s property. One more thing we need – a big tire swing. Everything kids love to do. I’ve been practicing on the slack line. If…Read More
My Friends Are Critical Of My Decision To Divorce
Morning friends, Prayers would be appreciated. Our CONQUER conference is this Friday and Saturday and some of our East Coast ladies may have trouble getting there due to the impending weather from Hurricane Michael. Pray for safety and that everyone who is supposed to get there will get there, especially our MC Tasha Scott, one of our workshop leaders Georgia…Read More