3 since 2008 when leaders rejected reforms meant to curb sexual abuse 250 people who worked or volunteered in
3/ Since 2008, when leaders rejected reforms meant to curb sexual abuse, 250+ people who worked or volunteered in Southern Baptist churches have been charged with sex crimes. Nearly all were convicted, took plea deals or have pending cases. #churchtoo
4 since 1998 380 southern baptist church leaders or volunteers have faced sexual misconduct allegations most w
4/ Since 1998, ~380 Southern Baptist church leaders or volunteers have faced sexual misconduct allegations. Most were convicted; others were credibly accused or successfully sued, or later confessed/resigned. More worked in Texas than in any other state. #churchtoo#SBCtoo
2 we analyzed thousands of pages of news reports and court docs to find sexual abuse misconduct allegations ag
2/ We analyzed thousands of pages of news reports and court docs to find sexual abuse/misconduct allegations against Southern Baptist church leaders/volunteers. We interviewed hundreds of victims, church leaders, offenders & law enforcement officials.
scottie stice director of disaster relief for the southern baptists of texas convention said that he has had a
Scottie Stice, director of disaster relief for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, said that he has "had an increase in numbers" of Baptist volunteers traveling to Texas to give aid to migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border.
though i ache for my church i understand the flight 93 forever mentality as a child looking through my souther
Though I ache for my church, I understand the “Flight 93 Forever” mentality. As a child looking through my Southern Baptist parents’ eyes, I saw their fear as one cultural norm after another collapsed with Vietnam, Woodstock, riots, the sexual revolution, and drug epidemics.