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Southern Baptists Torn Between Bold Abuse Reforms and Caution
President J. D. Greear wants 10 churches investigated; Executive Committee subgroup wants only 3. But both agree on Sovereign Grace.
The SBC, Abuse, and the Need for a Better Response
The SBC Executive Committee response to J.D. Greear needs to be walked back to show survivors they are worth more than a quick dismissal.
Southern Baptists Want to Expel Churches Over Abuse
President J. D. Greear announces a batch of new proposals, reiterating that congregations that cover up incidents have “no place” in the SBC.
After Major Investigation, Southern Baptists Confront the Abuse Crisis They Knew Was Coming
The Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News collect 380 allegations spanning 20 states in an unprecedented look at sexual misconduct across the denomination.
For Christian Women, Persecution Looks Like Rape
Around the globe, female followers of the faith suffer sexual violence, forced marriage, forced abortions, travel bans, and trafficking.
Sexual Violence: Whose Fault Is It?
In case it's not crystal clear, let us be emphatic: The sole individual responsible for sexual violence is the perpetrator.
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2018
Why being ‘spiritual’ is never enough, how Kate Bowler experienced Christ in her cancer, and 10 lessons from same-sex abuse inside the church.
All Faith Groups, Evangelicals Included, Need to Reflect on #MeToo
We are going to hear the voice of survivors, trauma counselors, and Christian leaders who will call evangelicals to a better way.
Hundreds Accuse Independent Baptist Pastors of Abuse
Investigation by Fort Worth Star-Telegram finds 400 allegations against 168 leaders spanning almost 200 churches and institutions.
Reflecting on Our Posture Toward Sexual Abuse Survivors
What can we learn from the story of Tamar and Amnon?
What We Long for the Church to Know about Sexual Violence
Abuse can skew more than just a survivor's relationship with the church.
What Went Wrong with Nadab and AbihuSubscriber Access Only
The odd Old Testament episode is a sharp reminder of our need for Jesus.
Ministry in the #MeToo Moment
As abuse awareness grows, pastors are searching for ways to protect the vulnerable and care for survivors.
Small Groups Can Be Safe Havens for Sexual Assault Victims
Three ways to encourage healthy sharing and listening in these settings.
How to Become a Trauma-Informed Congregation
These suggestions will help your church better care for survivors of abuse.
Time Doesn’t Heal Sexual Assault If Victims Are Silenced
How churches can help victims decades after assault.
Francis Effect Fades: Pope’s Approval Drops Most Among Evangelicals
The latest abuse investigations have rattled non-Catholics’ perceptions more than Catholics themselves, according to survey data.
When Pastors Are Sexual Abuse Survivors
Childhood trauma can sabotage ministry in sinister ways.
What I Learned from Same-Sex Abuse Inside the Church
My church mishandled my case. Yours doesn’t have to.
Why “Finishing Well” Can Never Be Our Main Reason To Behave Morally
We need to behave morally not so we can keep our reputations intact, but because hurting other people is wrong. Always wrong.
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The Three Horizons of Old Testament Prophecy
The Three Horizons of Old Testament Prophecy
The prophets launch their words into the future. Where do they land?
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