Monthly Archives: August 2012

Another High-Profile ABWE Missionary Disciplined for Child Sexual Abuse

From the James Family, Former Missionaries to Bangladesh: It is with sorrowful, broken hearts that our family shares tragic news with you today.  On August 30, 2012 we were made aware that another missionary and our coworker from Bangladesh sexually abused … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to ABWE-Supporting Churches

Dear Pastors and Church Families,   Missionaries you have supported appear to have engaged in pedophilia, according to ABWE’s Simms Showers investigation. ABWE assures us in their statement that these men have been reported to “authorities” and no longer work … Continue reading

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Contact ABWE and DEMAND your name be cleared

If you have ever been associated with ABWE as a missionary, even if you are now retired or have resigned, you have a right to have your name cleared. Until those who are guilty of these heinous crimes are identified publicly, all the … Continue reading

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Analysis of the ABWE Statement RE: Historical Investigation

by David Bennett Yes, another paper concerning the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE). Some readers will say enough is enough believing in the Balance Theory which is “The Good outweighs the Bad”. Others point to the “successes” ABWE … Continue reading

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ABWE Edits Us from their Facebook Page

As you know, we are trying to conduct an informal survey to determine if ABWE and Simms Showers LLP were thorough in their historical investigation.  In an attempt to have ABWE missionaries, pastors, and supporting churches participate we have posted … Continue reading

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Interesting Survey Statistic

The survey results after one day are telling.  We will share this one tidbit with you for today: 60% of respondents to date say that they weren’t contacted by Simms Showers LLP but feel they should have been. If you … Continue reading

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Help Us Provide Accountability for ABWE’s Historical Investigation

Between the months of January and July, 2o11, ABWE states on their website that independent investigators from the firm Simms Showers LLP “conducted an extensive review of ABWE records and found other incidents of potential child abuse involving ABWE missionaries … Continue reading

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More of the Same

A few days ago we were made aware of this update on the ABWE website: http://www.abwe.org/news/article/abwe-historical-investigaton-update/ For many, this is good news.  The loyal friends and fans of ABWE will throw out three cheers and pat them on the back. … Continue reading

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“Cover Up” by Dr. Mike Wittmer

A supporter of Bangladesh MKs Speak Facebook Page pointed another blog post out to us today.  Any thoughts or comments would be welcome both here and/or on the Don’t Stop Believing blog of Dr. Mike Wittmer from Grand Rapids Theological … Continue reading

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Key Passages to Study on Forgiveness (by Chris Brauns)

Any list of forgiveness Bible verses should point to key passages to study. The goal is not to wrench verses out of context. Rather, we need to identify passages to be studied in context. Below are forgiveness bible verses with … Continue reading

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