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....
How to Respond to the Catholic Sexual Abuse Scandal

How to Respond to the Catholic Sexual Abuse Scandal

“Sometimes all you can do is to put your mouth to the dust and wait.” That’s a counsel from the Book of Lamentations and, while perhaps not the best response to the recent revelations of clerical sexual abuse and cover-up in the Roman Catholic Church, it seems the...

Former Seminarian Sentenced for Sex Crimes

A former Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary student was sentenced Friday to 13 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually abusing several teenage boys he mentored while a volunteer youth worker at a Southern Baptist church in North Carolina Meanwhile, a...