The head of the Southern Baptist Convention is calling for a season of lament for what he describes as decades of inaction on the issue of sexual abuse. He's also calling for no-tolerance for churches that try to cover it up.
Jimmy and Clara Hinton don't want others to miss what they didn't see for years: their father and husband, a respected pastor for years in his rural community, was keeping his flock in the dark while he molested young children.
On this week's Prayer Link: Wendy and Charlene dive into the issue of sexual abuse, #MeToo & #ChurchToo with special guests Nona Jones of Facebook's faith-based partnerships and Aventer Gray of Relentless Church in Greenville, SC.
Best-selling author and pastor Max Lucado has revealed that he too is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Lucado was one of many speakers that self-identified as victims during an evangelical summit on abuse at Wheaton College on Thursday.