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Justice for SBC sexual abuse victims: A call for an investigatory commission

"This is why secular authorities must intervene. The Southern Baptist Convention has repeatedly demonstrated it will not take meaningful action to expose clergy predators, to rectify harm to survivors or even to assess the scope of the problem." - RNS

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Beth Moore apologizes for her role in elevating ‘complementarian’ theology that limits women leaders

"In an email to Religion News Service, Moore didn’t go quite so far as to say she has entirely abandoned complementarianism. But she no longer sees it as essential." - RNS

Related (Washington Post): On the heels of her split with Southern Baptists, Beth Moore apologizes for supporting a theology that restricts women

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Growing Number of Southern Baptist Women Question Gender Roles

"Karen Swallow Prior, a professor of English and Christianity and Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary...wrote a passionate article in February explaining why she remains Southern Baptist. Yet she is among a number of SBC women publicly sharing their dismay about sex abuse and the vitriol directed at Moore." - C.Leaders

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SBC's National African American Fellowship speaks out against, "delegitimizing and dismissing the lived experiences of African Americans."

NAAF "has released a statement addressing recent statements from the SBC Council of Seminary Presidents. It’s an important statement, that will merit response from the SBC seminary presidents, and consideration of SBC leaders." - C.Today

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“...in our desire to protect our institution (to protect the name of Christ) we take the path of the scoffer”

On Prov. 15:12 "It would do us well, as institutions and individuals, to consider what areas of our lives and our systems that we’re not willing to run towards the microscope. If we’ll listen to our anger it can help us. Often it is those truth-tellers which stir us up to anger that will give us the key to understanding our blind spots." - SBC Voices

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