Abuse is much more the norm than we might ever hope to imagine, and it takes on so many different forms. How would I know I’m in an abusive relationship? How do I navigate what has taken place? How do I move forward, even forgive? Erin Ford from Power to Change joins indoubt host Daniel Markin for a candid conversation about Erin’s personal experience of abuse and her journey to forgiveness.
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Erin Ford grew up in Barrie, Ontario. Her parents divorced when she was five, and she experienced emotional and mental abuse from her dad who struggled with addiction, leading up to him threatening to kill her family when she was sixteen. That breaking point ended their relationship. Erin was exposed to Sunday school and church as a kid and placed her faith in Jesus when she was fourteen at a Christian summer camp. In university she got involved with Power to Change Students (Campus Crusade), a Christian student ministry focused on evangelism and discipleship. As she grew in her faith she learned to share her faith with others, disciple women, and realized she was passionate about ministry. Erin is now the Editorial Manager of their blog, leading a team producing content to help students discover Jesus and grow in their faith. She writes at erinwrites.ca. In November 2019 Erin led a workshop at the first TGC-Canada Women’s Conference called “Forgiveness After Abuse”. Erin regularly writes at erinwrites.ca