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Don’t Let Jean Vanier (or Other Heroes) Off the Hook
The rhetoric around fallen leaders often erodes our high call to holiness.
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Reeling from the Jean Vanier Abuse Allegations?
For those wrestling with faith after another Christian leader is exposed.
Report: L’Arche Founder Jean Vanier Abused Multiple Women
Independent investigation found at least six victims were coerced into sex by the celebrated Catholic leader, who died last year.
Southern Baptists Disfellowship Church Over Abuse for the First Time
But victim advocates say the denomination hasn’t gone far enough.
Why Steve Timmis Was Accused of ‘Spiritual Abuse’
What makes bullying and manipulation in church contexts unique.
SBC Recalls ‘Year of Waking Up’ Since Abuse Investigation
Attention turns to a committee that could identify offending churches, a new measure put in place following the landmark Houston Chronicle series.
Acts 29 CEO Removed Amid ‘Accusations of Abusive Leadership’
Steve Timmis was acclaimed for his model of close church community. But former members claim that inside The Crowded House, he resorted to bullying and control.
Willow Creek Confirms Abuse Allegations Against Gilbert Bilezikian
“Dr. B,” an egalitarian leader and mentor to Bill Hybels, continued teaching at church for years after elders learned of his misconduct.
Florida Church Hosting Paige Patterson Faces Backlash
With advocates as well as the SBC president speaking out, #MeToo is changing expectations for who gets a platform in Southern Baptist churches.
Amid Abuse Scandals, Legal Challenges Test Clergy Reporting Exemptions
Implications for church leaders loom as Montana reverses $35M judgment and other states continue tightening reporting laws.
To Touch or Not to Touch?Subscriber Access Only
In an era of anxiety about personal boundaries and sexual signals, Jesus shows us how to minister to others with care and sensitivity.
Wayne Grudem Tells Us Why He Changed His Divorce Position
What the complementarian theologian learned after an in-depth study of this New Testament verse.
Wayne Grudem Changes Mind About Divorce in Cases of Abuse
Leading complementarian theologian says he no longer believes the Bible offers only two justifiable reasons for ending a marriage.
When Restoration HurtsSubscriber Access Only
Christian counselors grapple with how to encourage reconciliation while protecting victims.
‘His Dark Materials’ Imagines a Church Without God
The new HBO take on Phillip Pullman's trilogy explores the brutality of a church’s power without the gospel.
Faith-Based Show ‘Vindication’ Displays Realities of Sexual Abuse
The Amazon Prime series is personal for its starring actress Emma Elle Roberts.
Let the Little Children Come to Church, Safely
Improved policies are the first step in a major cultural shift to eradicate sex abuse in kids ministry.
SBC President: We Failed to Heed Victims’ Voices
At the recent Caring Well conference, J. D. Greear said the denomination mistakenly saw abuse claims as “attacks from adversaries instead of warnings from friends.”
In Abuse Cases, Don’t Trust Your Gut
Malcolm Gladwell’s new book leans too much on private interpretations of truth.
Rachael Denhollander: Do Justice, Love Mercy, and Listen Well
A new memoir underscores the power of witness.

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