IMG_0469The church is helping abusive men keep their wives trapped in hurtful marriages, but it has to stop. Because there are some things God hates MORE than divorce. I recently spoke at a long-standing North American woman’s conference and was overwhelmed by the quantity and horrific nature of things wives are having to put up with in their marriages. Between sessions, I was bombarded by heartfelt inquiries: “What does a wife do when her husband does this? Or that? Or keeps doing this?” It broke my heart. I felt like I needed to take a dozen showers that weekend. This may sound like a rant, but please hang with me, as I think this conference was a divine appointment. I can’t get this out of my mind. One wife began our conversation with, “God hates divorce, right? “Yes,” I said. “I believe He does.” “So I’ve just got to accept what’s happening in my marriage, right?” When she told me what was happening, I quickly corrected her. “If the cost of saving a marriage is destroying a woman, the cost is too high. God loves people more than he loves institutions.”……Read More