Refiner’s Fire: The Platitudes by Corrine Jeter

In ecosystems where abusers are coddled, enabled, protected, defended, and advocated for and abuse is seen as the victims’ fault, a culture of abuse is perpetuated and prevails. People will be “interviewed” one-by-one and the truth about what happened will be twisted...

Receiving The Father’s Embrace by Corrine Jeter

What was the pastor doing when she stood at the entrance to the door of his office? He was staring out the window, looking out over the land. At first she thought, “Perhaps he is ‘as Saul’ who is intimidated by a giant in the land threatening to take...

An Upside Down, Inverted Ecosystem by Corrine Jeter

In toxic, dysfunctional ecosystems, abusers are seen as the victims by those who are supposed to protect and advocate for those who have been harmed. The lack of protection and advocacy, and the default mode of victim-blaming, brings more chaos, confusion, distress,...

With God All Things Are Possible by Corrine Jeter

Arriving at the house, everything seems to be in order. Chairs are strategically placed around the room with one being in the center for whoever is facilitating worship that evening. A name tag is placed at the small gathering in a certain seat so that everyone knows...