National Magazine of the Lutheran Church of Australia
Living with family or domestic violence can have a profound and traumatic effect on children – and some even bear the brunt of the abuse themselves. Jane* and her husband Mal were shocked to discover that their grandchildren were being abused at home.
The LCA this month is launching its Campaign for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence under the tagline Hidden Hurts Healing Hearts to coincide with White Ribbon Day on 25 November.
Neil was a victim of domestic and family violence and abuse perpetrated by his wife for many years. He is grateful to God he now has a life without abuse and can focus on blessings rather than bitterness.