Bangladesh MKs Speak
The Pii Report
After years of investigation into ABWE and Donn Ketcham, the Pii Report is available to the public. Click HERE to download or print. Trigger Warning: descriptions of sexual abuse
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ABWE & Dr. Donn Ketcham
American mission agency Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE; Penn.), protected Dr. Donn Ketcham’s private and public reputation for over 20 years, by stating in writing and in private communication that he was dismissed from ABWE as a result of “moral failure” or adultery and by failing to report him to US authorities from 1989-2011, despite more past victims coming forward each decade and ABWE's knowledge of Dr. Ketcham's family practice in Allendale, MI.
Additionally, ABWE tragically revictimized the victim who came forward in 1989 by accusing her (age 14) of adultery, while demonstrating extreme measures of care for her abuser.
#STOPKemptonCenterCurrently Baptist Bible College of Clark Summit, PA (now known as Summit University) has suspended their plans to name a building in Wendell Kempton's honor, as a direct result of your voices. Please continue to encourage Summit University to chose a more suitable name, one not connected with collusion and child sexual abuse, by emailing their current leadership: Office of the President
Monthly Archives: July 2012
Forgiveness is a subject that has come up on this blog more than one time. Some believe that the creators of the blog (abuse survivors of Donn Ketcham) are bitter and unforgiving and therefore, in sin. Others (myself included) believe … Continue reading
“Emotional abuse is always a component of physical, sexual, and verbal abuse, but it can also stand alone,” she says. “In all cases of abuse, the perpetrator uses intimidation, humiliation, isolation and fear to diminish their victim’s sense of self … Continue reading
Recently, a couple of dear friends shared their testimonies with me regarding the missionary interviews that are currently underway. As I listened to their hearts I realized that what they had to say would be very helpful for others who … Continue reading
“I swore never to be silent wherever and whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” (Elie Wiesel) This is one of … Continue reading
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