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Sunday, June 9th, 2019

 

Southern Baptist to meet June 11-12 meeting in Birmingham, Ala.

Southern Baptists report condemns ‘epidemic’ of abuse, looks at ways to assist victims

President Greear addresses abuse

by: Adelle M. Banks June 8, 2019 (RNS) — A new Southern Baptist Convention report on sex abuse, filled with the voices of survivors, acknowledges numerous ways the denomination has failed to protect members of its churches. The “Caring Well” report also summarizes a range of next steps to address the issue, including educating congregations about abuse, preparing them to help survivors and fostering abuse prevention. “We lament the fact that it took a national movement of reckoning for abuse to force us to take this issue seriously in ourRead More