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Christa Brown is the national outreach director for SNAP-Baptist and maintains the StopBaptistPredators.org website. She is a wife, mother, attorney, jazz-lover, slow-runner, and a Southern Baptist abuse survivor.
SHARE Monday, April 2, 2007 TYC Sex Scandal Should Be Oversight Lesson for Baptists
Independent oversight is needed to prevent sexual abuse. The Texas Youth Commission is now learning that lesson. But it's a lesson that's still needed among Southern Baptists, the country's largest Protestant denomination. Until Baptists institute accountability procedures, clergy child molesters will continue to move from church to church.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, February 7, 2007 Clergy Child Molesters Should Not Be Kept Secret: Are We Clear?
Flagship Baptist church in Atlanta had prior children's minister who is reported to have sexually abused a kid in Dallas. SNAP, a support group for clergy abuse survivors, tried to hand out a flyer to inform church-members, but they were directed to leave the premises. When will Baptist churches learn that secrecy serves only the predators?
SHARE Friday, January 19, 2007 Biblical Blasphemy of Baptist Clergy Sex Abuse
Southern Baptist leaders choose denominational inaction in the face of widespread clergy sex abuse. How can leaders who profess belief in the inerrant word of God turn a blind eye to such horrific biblical blasphemy?
SHARE Friday, October 20, 2006 Baptistgate parallels Foleygate
As Foleygate unfolds, the Religious Right remains mute about its own child sex abuse scandal. Eighteen Southern Baptist leaders were put on notice of a substantiated report involving a minister's sexual abuse of a minor, and yet the man remained in ministry. Where is the outrage?
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 27, 2006 Clergy Predators Lurk Like Online Predators
Clergy predators lure their victims like online predators. We insist on protection against anonymous online predators, and we should also insist on protection against clergy predators. Southern Baptists must institute procedures to protect against the hellish reality of trusted ministers who sexually abuse the young.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, May 17, 2006 Secret Files of Pedophiles
Clergy sex abuse survivor calls upon Southern Baptist leaders to rid their ranks of clergy predators.