Guest / Limited Access /
Page 3 of 3

The rape was the catalyst that changed the course of my life, and if this man had been the type of person he claimed to be, or if senior leadership had paid more attention to whom they let fill their pulpits, it never would have happened. My work is my way of fighting back, my way of beating back the darkness, now that I have strength.

Halee Gray Scott, PhD, is an independent social researcher who focuses on issues related to leadership and spiritual formation. She is the author of the forthcoming Dare Mighty Things: Mapping the Challenges of Leadership for Christian Women (Zondervan).

Read These NextSee Our Latest
RecommendedHow 727 Megachurches Spend Their Money
How 727 Megachurches Spend Their Money
Leadership Network and Vanderbloemen find what determines pastor salaries (and who might be most underpaid).
TrendingDeconversion: Some Thoughts on Bart Campolo’s Departure from Christianity
Deconversion: Some Thoughts on Bart Campolo’s Departure from Christianity
Bart Campolo's departure from Christianity–some reflections about faith and (our) families.
Editor's PickThe Case Against 'Radical' Christianity
The Case Against 'Radical' Christianity
Michael Horton's message to restless believers: Stay put, and build the church.
Comments
View this article in Reader Mode
Christianity Today
How I Beat Back the Darkness after Rape