Profiles in Goodwill: Christa Brown

Profiles in Goodwill: Christa Brown

Christa Brown, author of “This Little Light: Beyond a Baptist Preacher Predator and his Gang,” has spent years doing volunteer advocacy work on behalf of Baptist clergy sex abuse survivors. Where did you grow up? Wichita, Kansas, and Farmers Branch, Texas, a suburb of...
Beyond #ChurchToo: A Path Forward for Evangelicals

Beyond #ChurchToo: A Path Forward for Evangelicals

A 16-year-old girl was groomed and manipulated into an abusive “relationship” by the youth pastor of her evangelical church. When the truth came to light, she was shamed, blamed and silenced. The pastor continued in ministry. This is the story of Emily Joy, co-creator...
Advocating for Safety of Southern Baptist Church Kids

Advocating for Safety of Southern Baptist Church Kids

I stood at a sidewalk press conference 12 years ago in front of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Nashville headquarters, publicly urging that the nation’s largest Protestant denomination should take action for the protection of church kids against clergy sex abuse....