(RNS) — For more than a decade, abuse survivor advocates have been asking the Southern Baptist Convention to establish a clergy predator database and for just as long they've been confronted with a denomination determined to do nothing.
(RNS) — When the Rev. Bryan Fulwider, an accused rapist, ended his life, he didn't end the pain his alleged victim feels. To the contrary, it may well bring greater hurt.
(RNS) — We who have been dealing with abuse issues for years already see familiar patterns of institutional protection and image management in Southern Baptist leadership's response.
(RNS) — If we want our children to be safer, we cannot afford the comfortable delusion that this is an isolated problem.
(UNDATED) The headline was an eye-catcher: "Pastor Ted Haggard faces more gay sex accusations." But the more I delved into the recent Associated Press story, the more I knew it ...