(RNS) — If our zeal for a biblical view of sexuality outshines our desire to protect the people in our churches, something has gone very, very wrong.
(RNS) — The work group determined that six on Greear’s list require 'no further inquiry,' three should be investigated and one is not a Southern Baptist congregation.
(RNS) — I’m not counted among the 700 Southern Baptist victims reported by the Houston Chronicle, even though my assault fell in the 20-year window the newspaper investigated.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — While blaming the abusers, SBC President J.D. Greear called on the convention as a whole 'to repent of a culture that has made abuse, cover-ups, and evading accountability far too easy.'
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — Only larger, better-resourced Southern Baptist churches have policies in place to protect children from abuse.
(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.