Get Involved – What you can do
There are many ways to get involved with the efforts against domestic abuse. First, pray! Secondly, get educated on the issues within this tragic reality. Thirdly, help to bring awareness of this dark issue to others, especially your church leadership and the faith community. Fourthly, utilize the tools offered by Living Waters of Hope.
1. Pray: Pray for God to speak to the hearts of the victims and abusers with His truth. Pray for our faith community to become better equipped to be effective in helping victims of abuse and their abusers. Pray for safety and wisdom in the many choices victims need to make in and out of an unsafe environment. Pray for God’s healing touch in their lives.
2. Get Educated: There are many ways to get educated and reviewing the resources on this site is a good way to begin.
3. Help to educate your Church Leadership: Here are some specific resources to share with your church leadership and faith community:
Domestic Abuse Statistics
Tools to Use When Working with Victims and Abusers
12 Reasons Why Couples Counseling is Not Recommended
Safety Planning for Victims
4. Final Ways to Help:
Attend an Oasis Bible Study (Available in PA and OR at this time).
Lead an Oasis Bible Study in your area (Contact us for an application to begin the facilitator process)
Encourage your church to hold a training seminar