GREENSBORO, N.C. (RNS) — The sexual abuse scandal has made household names of several Southern Baptist women who have come forward alleging abuse. Megan Lively, now 40, doesn’t want that kind of recognition.
(RNS) — Lee Dingle was the husband of Shannon Hope Dingle, a blogger and activist who has written about sexual abuse, the #Churchtoo movement and disability rights.
(RNS) — There’s both good news and bad news in the numbers in the latest LifeWay survey, which asked Protestant churchgoers wide-ranging questions about sexual misconduct and the church.
SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (RNS) — Christmas always has been a time of celebration at Willow Creek Community Church, and this year has been no exception. But there also are reminders this has been no ordinary year at Willow Creek.
WHEATON, Ill. (RNS) — Popular Bible teacher Beth Moore was one of many speakers who revealed they, too, were survivors of sexual abuse and harassment at a one-day evangelical gathering. Some shared their stories for the first time, including bestselling author and pastor Max Lucado.
CHICAGO (RNS) — The Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College will host a one-day evangelical gathering around the topic of sexual abuse this week on the campus of the evangelical Christian school. Some worry it won't go far enough.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) — The president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary said the new position helps demonstrate the school has 'no tolerance on this campus for sexual harassment, assault, or disrespect.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Inside and outside the classroom, the 53-year-old Maine native said her goal is to help all creatures great and small (she’s an animal rights activist too) improve their lives.
(RNS) What Willow Creek and all Christian communities need in our #MeToo /#ChurchToo moment is a sober reckoning with power, including how to mitigate its subtle lure in churches led by magnetic men.
SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (RNS) — Just one night before, church leaders had stood on the same stage to announce that their lead pastor and elder board were stepping down to give the church a 'fresh start.'
CHICAGO (RNS) — ‘We exhort Bill (Hybels) to acknowledge his sin and publicly apologize,’ said elder Missy Rasmussen.
CHICAGO (RNS) — Steve Carter is the most recent person to distance himself from Willow Creek Community Church as allegations against its founder, Bill Hybels, come to light.
(RNS) — Several publishers have suspended printing books by former Willow Creek Community Church pastor Bill Hybels as the Chicago-area megachurch he founded more than 40 years ago investigates allegations of his inappropriate behavior toward women.
SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (RNS) – The elders of Willow Creek Community Church are pledging to renew their investigation of the church’s former pastor, Bill Hybels, as more allegations of inappropriate conduct with women surface.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (RNS) — More than a year into Trump’s presidency, female Christian writers discussed how it has strained their relationships with American evangelicalism.
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