August 8, 2017

 
Since Julia Baird and Hayley Gleeson published, 'Submit to your husbands': Women told to endure domestic violence in the name of God (ABC News, July 2017), Fixing Her Eyes has received many emails from Australian women in evangelical churches who identified with the...

May 9, 2017

I upheld my wedding vow. I’m not someone who would ever leave a marriage or break a promise. I would never knowingly allow violence or abuse to break up my family. I would never knowingly let sin take root in my home. I wouldn’t put my children through the trauma.

So I...

November 14, 2016


Elections are complex. People vote for a variety of reasons and most of them are not stupid. There’s anger and hurt and fear and disillusionment in the USA, and apparently it’s widespread enough to elect Donald Trump.

Here I don’t want to discuss how it happened, and I...

September 5, 2016

When my daughter was in her last year of high school she finally admitted something that my

husband and I had known for a while, but not dare say aloud.
 

We hadn’t dared ask how her faith was going, what she was reading in the Bible or what she was doing at church. We j...

December 22, 2015

How could the gospel be good news to victims of domestic and family violence?
 

A Personal Story
 

I read recently that the police are called to respond to more incidents of domestic violence on Christmas day than on any other. As a former victim of DV, this resonates. C...

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