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  • Working from Home and Domestic Abuse 19 March 2020 — Mandy Marshall — Blog

    Practical steps you can take if you are being abused and either working from home, having to social isolate, or in self isolation due to Coronavirus
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  • The Different Faces of Evil - How Do We Respond? 03 March 2020 — Esther Sweetman — Blog

    In the last week two stories of sexual abuse have been highlighted in the media. Harvey Weinstein, a titan of Hollywood, was convicted of rape and a criminal sex act and a posthumous investigation into Jean Vanier, the founder of L’Arche, found that he had sexually abused six women. How do we respond to this news?

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  • ​Mood Manipulation as a Method of Coercive Control ​Mood Manipulation as a Method of Coercive Control 26 November 2019 — Esther Sweetman — Blog

    Emotional manipulators can also maintain control through their moods which can vary so drastically that you don’t know what to expect so you are always walking on eggshells - you may find yourself amending your behaviour constantly trying to appease him.
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  • Child (teenager) to Parent Violence Child (teenager) to Parent Violence 18 November 2019 — Esther Sweetman — Blog

    The number of reported crimes involving children/teenagers attacking parents have doubled in the past 3 years.
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  • UK General Election & the Domestic Abuse Bill UK General Election & the Domestic Abuse Bill 12 November 2019 — Mandy Marshall — Blog

    Will you ask your parliamentary candidate to support the reintroduction of the Domestic Abuse Bill?
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  • Jesus didn't die for marriage Jesus didn't die for marriage 02 October 2019 — Mandy Marshall — Blog

    Marriage is for life, ''till death us do part', right? But whose life and death are we talking about?
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  • Domestic Abuse Stats and Bill Domestic Abuse Stats and Bill 13 September 2019 — Mandy Marshall — Blog

    This week in the news - killings, rape convictions, homelessness and the Domestic Abuse Bill.
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  • The Nature of Abuse - Jubilee + Blogs 12 September 2019 — Peter Willson — Blog

    Peter Willson, First Man Standing lead, has written a number of blogs in preparation for a seminar that was delivered at the Jubilee + Conference, Churches that Change Communities, in Bristol on November 16th 2019 (https://jubilee-plus.org/events/)

    On this page you can listen to the seminar and read the three blog posts.
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  • International Charity Day International Charity Day 30 August 2019 — Mandy Marshall — Blog

    The 5th September is International Charity Day. How will you mark the day?
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  • What do we need to let go ? What do we need to let go ? 09 August 2019 — Mandy Marshall — Blog

    In a world that tells us that we need to be powerful and successful, what do we need to let go?
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