Courageous Humility: God’s Call to the Church in Response to the #metoo #churchtoo Movements
Clergy Sexual Abuse

Courageous Humility: God’s Call to the Church in Response to the #metoo #churchtoo Movements

A Sermon by Micah Pritchett Opening Welcome to Worship We are taking on a difficult subject this morning. The #metoo movement has shown a bright, bright light on our culture’s acceptance of demeaning and sometimes violent treatment of women. Institutions have been rocked. Careers ended. Horrific truths revealed. As the #metoo movement has captured the … Continue reading

A Victim of Clergy Sexual Abuse: Video Voyeurism, Seven Years Later – Part 3
Clergy Sexual Abuse / General CBF

A Victim of Clergy Sexual Abuse: Video Voyeurism, Seven Years Later – Part 3

By Amy Violette Dear Friends, In September 2012, we drove to Mississippi for the trial. We arrived the day before it started and met the district attorney at the courthouse around 4:00 in the afternoon. Courtrooms are built to be intimidating, and I didn’t want my first day in court to be the day I … Continue reading

‘Sexual abuse can happen in your church, too’: A Response by Suzii Paynter, Stephen Reeves and Pam Durso
Clergy Sexual Abuse

‘Sexual abuse can happen in your church, too’: A Response by Suzii Paynter, Stephen Reeves and Pam Durso

We read yesterday with deep sadness the article in the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News reporting on their investigation of sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches. Our hearts break for the victims and survivors of this abuse and for the trauma that has been inflicted.  We are grateful for the bravery of survivors coming … Continue reading