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

‘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

“El abuso sexual puede ocurrir en tu iglesia. Sí, también en tu iglesia”: Una respuesta de Suzii Paynter, Stephen Reeves y Pam Durso
Clergy Sexual Abuse

“El abuso sexual puede ocurrir en tu iglesia. Sí, también en tu iglesia”: Una respuesta de Suzii Paynter, Stephen Reeves y Pam Durso

  El día de ayer leímos con profunda tristeza el artículo en Houston Chronicle y San Antonio Express-News que informa sobre la investigación de abuso sexual en las Iglesias Bautistas del Sur. Nuestros corazones se quiebran por las víctimas y sobrevivientes de este abuso y por el trauma que se ha infligido. Estamos agradecidos por … Continue reading

“This is Our Little Secret”: A Case of Clergy Sexual Abuse
Clergy Sexual Abuse / General CBF

“This is Our Little Secret”: A Case of Clergy Sexual Abuse

By Anonymous To draw attention to the ever-present and devastating reality of clergy sexual abuse and to provide resources for churches, lay members, and ministers, the Clergy Sexual Misconduct Task Force formed jointly by Baptist Women in Ministry and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will sponsor an ongoing blog series featuring informational articles, helpful sermons, and … Continue reading

Just One Little Kiss: A Case of Clergy Sexual Abuse
Clergy Sexual Abuse / General CBF

Just One Little Kiss: A Case of Clergy Sexual Abuse

To draw attention to the ever-present and devastating reality of clergy sexual abuse and to provide resources for churches, lay members, and ministers, the Clergy Sexual Misconduct Task Force formed jointly by Baptist Women in Ministry and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will sponsor an ongoing blog series featuring informational articles, helpful sermons, and relevant materials. … Continue reading