The power of the pen is a mighty thing, especially when it is “held” electronically by a team of wonderful people who are committed to getting the truth out there about what Scripture truly has to say about a marriage relationship.
So, thanks to Ida Mae, who has shared Barbara Roberts’ post (our Aussie friend who has a book relatively fresh off the press on the subject), I’m passing along a critique written by a gusty Brit named Natalie Collins. She writes it in the form of a letter to Stormie Omartian, the author of the The Power of a Praying Wife. “Natalie Collins, a survivor of domestic abuse in the UK who is now active in Restored ( a Christian umbrella group working to prevent violence against women around the world).”
Stormie means well, but she doesn’t get it. All she knew growing up was domestic violence. Seeing her mother take responsibility for her father’s abuse was her “norm.” None of us is responsible for the behaviors of others. Our responsibility is how we respond to those behaviors. Here’s Natalie’s letter: Stormie Omartian-1