Exit site

Restored

Exit site

Australia

  • Press Release: Mandy Marshall appointed as Director for Gender Justice for the Anglican Communion Press Release: Mandy Marshall appointed as Director for Gender Justice for the Anglican Communion 05 December 2019 — Mandy Marshall — News

    Anglican Communion appoints international anti-gender-based violence campaignerFor Immediate Release: 5 December 2019 Anglican Communion appoints international anti-gender-based violence campaigner The Anglican Communion has appointed Mandy Marshall, a leading international campaigner against gender-based violence, as its new Director for Gender Justice. Mandy, who is currently Co-Director of Restored, a charity she ...
    Read...

  • ​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.
    Read...

  • 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?
    Read...

  • Stephanie's Story 20 August 2019 — Esther Sweetman — Survivors’ stories

    He became secretive, going behind my back and then becoming angry when I found out and challenged him about his behaviour –
    Read...

  • Talking to Children about Domestic Violence and Abuse Talking to Children about Domestic Violence and Abuse 30 April 2019 — Esther Sweetman — Blog

    Knowing how to talk to children about domestic violence and abuse can be very challenging.

    Read on for helpful tips, suggestions and further resources.
    Read...

  • Domestic Abuse in Church Communities: A Safe Pastoral Response Domestic Abuse in Church Communities: A Safe Pastoral Response 22 March 2019 — Esther Sweetman — Blog

    An outstanding book on understanding and managing domestic abuse in Christian communities.
    Read...

  • How To Be An Event of Grace in a Survivor's Life How To Be An Event of Grace in a Survivor's Life 06 March 2019 — Esther Sweetman — Blog

    Christine explains why it was so hard for her to recognize the abuse she was experiencing . . .

    'The abuse got worse little by little so it increasingly became normal, until my ex destroyed every part of me.'

    But I passionately believe that it is everyday ordinary friends who can make the difference - become an awesome friend.
    Read...

  • Domestic Abuse and Divorce: A Biblical Perspective Domestic Abuse and Divorce: A Biblical Perspective 08 February 2019 — Esther Sweetman — Blog

    God defends the rights of the marginalised and abused—which is why God permits divorce throughout the Bible which includes the case of abused women.
    Read...

  • Not in my church! Not in my church! 06 December 2018 — Jessica Clarke — Blog

    ‘Surely not in my church?’ is a comment that we have heard at Restored when discussing that domestic abuse happens in churches too.
    Read...

  • #Liedentity by Bishop Rachel Treweek #Liedentity by Bishop Rachel Treweek 29 November 2018 — Jessica Clarke — Blog

    The 16-24 age group are most likely to be affected by abuse in relationships – affecting the way young people view themselves and their future relationships. Our Ambassador, Bishop Rachel Treweek of Gloucester, is passionate about seeing young people firm in their identity in Christ rather than from the many ...
    Read...