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Traveling preacher sentenced for 'video rape'

Date Shared: June 24th, 2024
Date Released: September 14th, 2014

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Profiles (4)

This Little Light: Beyond a Baptist Preacher Predator and His Gang

In this groundbreaking memoir and exposé, Christa Brown tells the story of clergy sex abuse and cover-ups in the largest Protestant denomination, the Southern Baptist Convention. As she shares her journey from trusting church girl to tenacious advocate for children's safety, Brown shines a light on the patterns of preacher-predators and the collusion of evangelical leaders. This Little Light speaks of the unspeakable, and...

Let Us Prey

Let Us Prey examines the pain of survivors' Independent Fundamental Baptist church members Ruthy Heiler, Kathy Durbin and Amanda Householder as they tell their stories of abuse at the hands of church leaders and the violence, manipulation and alleged cover-ups by other members.

Baptistland: A Memoir of Abuse, Betrayal, and Transformation Paperback

Baptistland is a story of abuse, brokenness, and betrayal, but more than any of these things, it is the story of resilience. —Kristin Kobes Du Mez, author of Jesus and John Wayne It began with just wanting to tell the truth. But truth-telling has a way of snowballing. When Christa Brown first spoke out about the sexual abuse she endured in her...

Bart Barber

"SBC President Bart Barber said in a blog post Monday that he approved joining the brief. He expressed regret for not asking more questions before doing so, saying he “did not give this decision to file this brief the level of consideration that it deserved.” - The Washington Post October 31, 2023