by Debi Pryde and Robert Needham
Abuse is scary and unsettling, whether you are the pastor or counselor offering hope and instruction, the woman facing the abuse in her home, the friend wanting to help, or the abuser struggling to change. This book offers a biblical perspective of hope and lasting peace, concepts oftentimes foreign to abuse cases.
(Softcover, 146 pages)
About the Authors:
Retiring in January 1992 from the United States Navy chaplaincy, Robert Needham was called to be a local church pastor and a seminary instructor teaching a practicum in Biblical Counseling at Westminster Seminary in Escondido, California, when Debi Pryde began the counseling program there. Debi was a Bible teacher and church staff counselor with a zeal for God's truth and concern for problems women face, while Robert was a seasoned chaplain working with both men and women involved in abusive relationships.
After years of counseling abused women, both she and Robert recognized the advantage of collaborating in counseling, bringing both a male and female perspective to the counseling process. Both saw the need for accurate, practical, and Biblically sound information, not only for those who were victims, but for those who wanted to be of help to them. "What To Do When You Are Abused By Your Husband" was the natural byproduct of their shared commitment to counseling that is both practical and firmly Biblically based.
While each one has their own separate ministry, they have remained in regular contact, consulting with each other on occasion. Their families have become lasting friends.