At the end of myself…at the feet of Jesus

Matthew 25: 40, And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.

Resources For the Abused

Resources on Domestic Abuse and/or Divorce and Single Motherhood

  • Mending the Soul @
  • Battered Into Submission by James and Phyllis Alsdurf
  • Released from Shame: Recovery for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families by Sandra D. Wilson
  • Rid of My Disgrace: Hope and Healing for Victims of Sexual Assault by Mike Wilkerson
  • The Emotionally Destructive Relationship by Leslie Vernick
  • The Verbally Abusive Relationship by Patricia Evans
  • Wake Up, Women! Submission Doesn’t Mean Stupidity by Florence Littauer
  • Would the Real Church Please Stand Up! by Susan Greenfield
  • Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder by Randi Kreger

Recommended Resources For Divorced Women/Single Moms

  • Going It Alone: Meeting the Challenges of Being a Single Mom by Michele Howe
  • When He Leaves by Kari West and Noelle Quinn
  • Finding Your Place After Divorce by Carole Sanderson Streeter
  • Recovering Your Happily Ever After by PeggySue Wells
  • Raising Great Kids on Your Own: A Guide and Companion for Every Single Parent by Lisa Frisbie
  • Still Going It Alone: Mothering With Faith and Finesse When the Children Have Grown by Michele Howe
  • Surviving Separation and Divorce by Loriann Hoff Oberlin (includes a good chapter on abuse)

4 thoughts on “Resources For the Abused

  1. Hi Anna,
    I received a link to your blog through Barbara Roberts (I follow her updates) and loved what you and Jeff Crippen have been writing! I am a psychologist in Arizona and work closely with Mending the Soul (a nonprofit dedicated to educating the church on issues of abuse). You might love the resources available ( Thank you for your courage in addressing these issues publicly and strongly. I look forward to your upcoming book – it sounds fantastic!
    Roxane Thorstad

    • Dear Roxane,

      Thank you for dropping by. I’m so happy you did. I actually do have Mending the Soul listed under “Links” on this blog. I will also add it to the Resource page. Thanks for the suggestion. God bless your work~ Anna

  2. Hi Anna
    You might like to consider putting my book on your resources page: ‘Not Under Bondage: Biblical Divorce for Abuse, Adultery and Desertion’. Jeff Crippen has been in touch with me and he’s recommending my book in his forthcoming book. You can check out my work at
    kind regards, from Barbara Roberts

    • Dear Barbara,

      Thank you for contacting me. I am Jeff’s co-author. When I worked up the resources on this page, I wasn’t aware of your book. I will be more than happy to add it. Thanks for the suggestion. God bless you~ Anna

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