Houston Chronicle: Abuse of Faith Series on the SBC
The Houston Chronicle has released a three-part report on abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention titled “Abuse of Faith.” David Pittman is featured as one of the survivors in the article. David is one of our incredible Certification Specialists.
“It's not just a recent problem: In all, since 1998, roughly 380 Southern Baptist church leaders and volunteers have faced allegations of sexual misconduct, the newspapers found. That includes those who were convicted, credibly accused and successfully sued, and those who confessed or resigned. More of them worked in Texas than in any other state.
“They left behind more than 700 victims, many of them shunned by their churches, left to themselves to rebuild their lives. Some were urged to forgive their abusers or to get abortions.”
Read the three-part series here: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/investigations/article/Southern-Baptist-sexual-abuse-spreads-as-leaders-13588038.php