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Domestic Violence & the Church Conference

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DV and the Church agenda items

"Broken Vows" DVD  (Julie Owens' story) 

Panel of Christian victim/survivors

  • Historical background 
  • What Survivors May Believe 
  • Myths Held by Faith Leaders 
  • Wisdom from Faith leaders 

Scriptural Issues:

  • Biblical gender equality 
  • Headship 
  • Submission 
  • Divorce 
  • Forgiveness 
  • Suffering 

Supporting Christian Victims –What Helps, What Hurts 

  • Pastors and faith leaders 
  • Secular DV advocates 
  • Creating a response in your Church 
  • Resources for Survivors, Advocates & Church leaders 
  • Resources for victims, abusers, faith leaders and DV advocates 
Later Event: February 22
Movie Night