MTSBC Executive Board Responds to the Guidepost Solutions Report on Sexual Abuse

Barrett DukeAll Enews

Last week, Guidepost Solutions released their report on the SBC Executive Committee’s handling of reports of sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches and ministries. You can read the full report here, The extensive report documents numerous failures in how the SBC Executive Committee responded to claims of sexual abuse and efforts to help Southern Baptist churches prevent sexual abuse … Read More

7 myths about sex abuse in churches

J.D. GreearAll Enews

For most Southern Baptist pastors, the idea that their church might harbor an abuser is horrific. Almost every Southern Baptist pastor I know got into the ministry to serve and protect God’s people. They are genuinely heartbroken by this. Yet we are still here, and that’s in part because of a few myths that are all too commonly believed in … Read More

Making Our Churches Safer Places

Barrett DukeAll Enews

The report of the SBC Sexual Abuse Advisory Group was recently released. Every church should be concerned about the findings of the report. For starters, just consider the incidence of sexual abuse in society: The Center for Disease and Prevention cites that 1 out of 3 women and 1 out of 4 men have experienced sexual violence involving physical contact … Read More