. . .upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. Matthew 16:18

Page updated 18 July 2016

Types of Abuse

Spiritual, Domestic, and Relationship Abuse

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Women who are single are not under any earthly man's headship since they do not have a flesh relationship with a man. Their head is Jesus Christ and it is this union to which they are subject. -What does the Bible say about submission in marriage?-

Another growing and abusive act against women in the church is preachers justifying polygamy and using women however they please. Benny Hinn has made a comment inferring that 'biblically speaking' women are just men toys (I think this video was removed from the internet!). Creflo Dollar has been arrested for violence against the women in his own family. Pat Robertson has made several violent comments against women including this one, Wives Must Be Spanked. Ladies, the first time a man says to you that he does not want to be seen with you at church, RUN! Violence against women in the church needs to be STOPPED!

If you are trying to determine whether or not a particular group may be spiritually abusive, consider the following questions: (Read entire article at Spiritual Abuse: Shepherds – or Fleecers – of God's Flock?)

Possible Support and Healing Places to check out

support groups

Contact numbers or group forums.

Spiritual abuse testimonies