Isn’t abuse something that should make us angry? Isn’t standing up for the victim something God’s people do? Something the leaders of God’s people are supposed to do?
It is shameful and shocking that an investigation has found the Conservative Evangelical subculture to be characterised by fear.
There are only six ways for senior leaders to react to the Thirtyone eight Report and the IAG statement which goes with it. Three of them are deadly, and two more are unwise. By ‘senior leaders’ I mean the leaders of the larger churches, those who serve on Conservative Evangelical trust and committees, the people
When a scandal comes really close to home, commenting is no longer gossip. There is, as Ecclesiastes says, a Time to Speak. This is it.