Ministry Sexual Abuse

State Conventions Speaking Out about Executive Committee Failure

"Various state conventions and groups in states have taken unprecedented action to state their displeasure with the Executive Committee’s action to thumb their nose at the messengers of the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting and refuse to take appropriate action to deal with sexual abuse." - SBC Voices

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SBC Executive Committee plans don't quite comply with the messengers and task force

"After a tumultuous and disappointing Executive Committee meeting . . . . Some have suggested the use of the nuclear option, to remove every EC Trustee who voted against Jared Wellman’s motion to waive privilege." - SBC Voices

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10 Safeguards for Church Nurseries and Children’s Ministry

"Although the local church cannot end sexual abuse altogether, churches can take preventive measures to ensure the safety of their youngest members during church events. Below are ten recommendations to help reduce the likelihood that sexual abuse will occur in your church’s nursery and kids ministry areas." - Church Answers

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On the SBC Executive Committee’s independent sexual abuse investigation and Task Force

"The Executive Committee had earlier secured Guidepost Solutions for an independent review of its handling of sexual abuse issues; thus, an outside outfit will be doing an 'independent review' of how the EC handled aspects of some sexual abuse cases and another outside group composed of Southern Baptists will have oversight of that, the latter group to be advised by a couple more experts in the relevant areas." - SBC Voices

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Southern Baptists Approve Major Investigation Into Abuse Response

“While the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) recently commissioned its own independent inquiry through Guidepost Solutions, messengers voted at its annual meeting to transfer oversight of that investigation or launch an additional one.” - C.Today

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