December, 2010 Dear Friends: In this joyous season of celebrating Christ’s birth, not every home is filled with “peace on Earth, goodwill toward men.” False peace reigns which has come with a high price; loss of life, loss of security, loss of safety, and loss of hope. A small child sits alone in her dark
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Paula Silva, President of FOCUS Ministries, Inc., was interviewed on This is the Day with Nancy Turner, Moody Radio Chicago on July 30, 2010. If you missed the broadcast, you may listen to the audio archive…
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Since the brutal murder of UVA lacrosse player, Yeardley Love, the media, Advocates and Experts have been questioning, “Could Yeardley Love have been saved?” Many of us wonder and ask why George Huguely hadn’t been stopped before. He was witnessed strangling Love at a party, attacked a fellow teammate while they slept for supposedly kissing
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Leah Mayer of Chicago believed she was too intelligent and too educated to be trapped by an abusive man. And when independent thinker Martha Tyler became a pastor’s wife, she found herself believing that her husband was “too good” for her. Both were caught in the mind games, verbal assaults and eventually physical violence that
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Mission Statement To provide an impartial assessment of the effectiveness with which domestic violence cases are handled in court, thereby promoting victim safety and abuser accountability.
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Emerging from the Shadows: The Church and Justice Loving, reflecting, pursuing justice together May 13-15, 2011, Columbia Bible College (Abbotsford [Vancouver], British Columbia, Canada) PASCH (Peace and Safety in the Christian Home), an evangelical Christian organization, invites session and paper proposals for our 5th conference that will be held in Abbotsford, British Columbia. The conference
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FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — A man who police said gunned down his wife during a counseling session inside a Federal Way church waived his right to appear in court Thursday. The shooting happened shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Calvary Lutheran Church in the 2400 block of South 320th Street. According to probable cause
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FOCUS Ministries, Inc. announced the organization’s new blog on Wednesday. President, Paula Silva, will be administering the custom blog that will include news, upcoming events, articles, and so much more. Featured blog articles will include Biblical-based insights on domestic violence, dealing with difficult people, spiritual direction, frequently asked questions, and words of
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