I just did a basic search. I could fill several posts just with links to more articles on this that I found. It is not just the SBC. That cup of wrath cannot possibly be far from overflowing! God said judgment begins at the house of God, the church! He said nothing is hidden that will not be revealed, or done in darkness that will not be brought into the light. The problem of sexual abuse in churches is that too many “pastors” are not only not called, but they’re not even born again!–STL
38 charges of sexual misconduct of pastors in Canadian megachurch
SBC votes to track pastors with credible abuse allegations against them
View list of alleged SBC abusers
Lancaster County former youth pastor convicted of sex abuse
May: Philidelphia pastor charged with sexual abuse, rape
Indiana woman confronts pastor over childhood sex abuse
2014: 25 pastors arrested
However, isn’t the scariest part that these crimes go on right in front of our nose while nobody really talks about it simply because Protestant pastors don’t wear “funny robes”?
2019: Hundreds of Southern Baptist leaders, volunteers accused of sexual misconduct in bombshell investigation
2022: Michigan youth pastor of River Church in Kimball
2014: Children’s Ministry, Savage Minn solicitation of kiddie porn
June 6 this year: Chicago Former Pastors Arrested Amid Multi-State Child Sex Assault Investigation
and on and on it goes….Iowa, Florda, Alabama, Georgia, Arizona, Virginia, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Indiana, not just US, but Canada, Germany, UK, South Africa, Mexico not just SBC, also Independant Fundamental Baptist, Methodist, Reformed, Non-denominational, Presbyterian. Among the sexually abused were boys, girls, women, very elderly, and mentally challeged. Folks, that was just with 20 minutes of searching.
Evil lives among us.
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