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: September 2012
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
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
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
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
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
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