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#SBC21 Messengers...Thank you from the bottom of my heart, for hearing our cries and acting in support! While I am beyond elated many important steps have been taken over the last 2 days, there is so much work still left to be done...and it cannot be done by 1 person alone.
There will be a continued need for many things as we move forward with a new sense of hope...Accountability for promises made, ministering to survivors (while meeting them where they are,) continued education into trauma and how we as Christians can respond in a way that...
that honors Christ...etc.
Then, once the investigation is complete and made known, there will be many more steps needed to be taken in regards to genuine repentance & restitution along with concrete actions to prevent further harm to God's children. This is just the beginning...
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The fire in our house will last beyond SBC21 🧵

Committing to fix the abuse / coverup crisis within the SBC.
The SBC is a house on fire. With no 2020 meeting, we have pent up frustration from COVID-19, the election, caring well, resolution 9, Dr. Moore, leaked emails from the EC, and the creeping decline in giving to CP, baptisms, and membership. +
Some, seeing the history of how abuse has been handled conclude that it is time to divest from the SBC, leaving it to hypocrites and wolves. Each one needs to make up their own mind. I see a house on fire in a tightly packed human village. +
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When I use 'The SBC' I'm speaking about...

My SBC ordained Youth Pastor who sexually abused me

My SBC pastors who blamed me when I reported my assault

My SBC pastors who failed to report my abuse

My SBC pastors that never informed my abuser's next church about his history
My SBC pastors who were not honest with the congregation about what occurred

My SBC pastors who allowed my abuser to lead a 'True Love Waits' weekend right after he assaulted me

My SBC pastors who threw my abuser a going away party
My SBC pastors who never once reached out to me personally after I reported my abuse

The SBC pastor who later hired my abuser all while knowing that he abused me, a teen, in his past youth group

My SBC pastor who continues to deny wrong doing in how my abuse was handled
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