Counseling Abusive Marriages Seminar



Darby Strickland, M.Div.


One quarter of all women will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime...

Tragically, domestic abuse is just as pervasive in the church leaving silent suffers and perpetrators in our midst. How can we help? To minster and care wisely for people ensnared in abusive relationships we must understand abuse biblically, know what God says about it and how he calls us to participate in his rescue. This seminar will cover the following:

  • What is Domestic Abuse
  • What Does God Say About it
  • Who are Abusers
  • The Heart of an Oppressor
  • Types of Abuse
  • The Cycle and Confusion of Abuse
  • How to Detect Abuse
  • Prevention: Dating and Premarital Relationships
  • Why Does She Say and Why Does She Stay
  • Impact of Abuse on the Suffer and Children
  • God's Rescue for the Oppressed
  • Do’s and Don’ts when encountering Abuse


Date: April 26
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Sterling Park Baptist Church (501 N. York Rd. Sterling, VA 20164)
Cost: $15 (+ $1 Transaction Fee)
*Registration Closes: April 22


8:30am — Doors open
9:00am — Welcome and Session 1 — Domestic Abuse: Oppression in Marriage
10:15am — Break
10:30am — Session 2 — How To Detect Abuse And The Damage That It Does
11:45am — Lunch on your own
1:15pm — Session 3 — How To Help
2:30pm — Break
2:45pm — Q&A
3:45pm — Seminar closing

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