Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Joint MK Statement to ABWE of Solidarity on These Points

Though recent allegations have divided the MKs of Bangladesh, we believe in these last days of the GRACE investigation it is important to remember that which unites us. We do not wish for Satan to have yet another victory in … Continue reading

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Who Can Hold ABWE Accountable? Churches, Denominations, Affiliations and YOU

We need your help to spread awareness to various denominations and evangelical affiliations with ties to ABWE. They have the influence necessary to inspire action at ABWE headquarters in ways we have not been able to. Below you will find … Continue reading

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A Healthy Mission Board for MKs

We are often asked what a healthy mission board/field for MKs would look like. While we don’t have all the answers, we definitely have some thoughts. In the initial hiring process of missionaries several things should happen: Thorough background checks … Continue reading

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Another Article: “Helping Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse”

This article comes to us from ChurchLeaders.com and I believe it is really important reading for the pastors who come to this site wanting to understand what is happening and how abuse affects victims as adults. (A warning for abuse … Continue reading

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Interesting Article: “What to Do When Your Minister Is Accused of Abuse”

This article is a re-print from this link at SNAP (The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests). I found it especially interesting that they caution people in how they respond to abuse allegations, if they believe in the innocence … Continue reading

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Ed Stezter Speaks Out Regarding ABWE and Abuse Scandal

We are so grateful popular missiologist Ed Stetzer broke his silence. Incredibly grateful, especially at this time. I waited, not so patiently, I know. But I believe God’s timing was impeccable. Thank you, Ed. Please read it. It’s great: The Price … Continue reading

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What We Ask of ABWE-Supporting Churches

Many people have asked us what they should be telling their churches. Maybe this can be a starting point for your missions council: ASK ABWE … 1. To release the Simms Showers report without victim names. (This should include how … Continue reading

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Susie Beals Baker Resigns As Moderater

Dear Blog Supporters: I want to thank all of you who have supported me and the blog over the last couple of years.  I have not actually moderated for over a year,  and due to recent events on the blog, … Continue reading

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Why the ABWE Letter Still Matters, Innocent or Guilty

If you believe that Jay Walsh is innocent of the allegations against him, the document from ABWE still deserves your attention. What does it indicate: The investigation had some holes. Simms Showers/ABWE didn’t even attempt to interview a key witness. … Continue reading

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And the Country Started Paying Attention …

While these articles are not about this blog, they are very much about ABWE and Wendell Kempton. We are overwhelmed, encouraged, humbled, and incredibly grateful to God for this blessing: Philadelphia Inquirer Christianity Today Times Online Beaver PA Carlysle Sentinel … Continue reading

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