Quick Links to National News Coverage of IFB Scandals

Girl, 15, Allegedly Raped, Pregnant, Then Forced to Confess to Church | ABC News 20/20 coverage of the IFBPart 1 https://youtu.be/prAcf5rOc5YPart 2 https://youtu.be/H_kvNSW_Z8cPart 3 https://youtu.be/pJWLz28jhucPart 4 https://youtu.be/cdLYcQ3BvZEPart 5 https://youtu.be/ei7B9ON9H4EJack Schaap Charged, Paul Chappell Speaks Out, and The Independent Fundamental Baptist Movement’s Next Steps | Christianity Today, Ed Stetzer Hundreds Accuse Independent Baptist Pastors of Abuse | CT Hephzibah House (Winona Lake, IN)---as …

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Thread by @XianJaneway: I sent a long, sad note to my counselor that was basically, “WHY ARE FUNDIES LIKE THIS??” My counselor: (paraphrase) “Because most of them m…

Thread by @XianJaneway: I sent a long, sad note to my counselor that was basically, "WHY ARE FUNDIES LIKE THIS??" My counselor: (paraphrase) ost of them made bad choices based on a few check-box items on a list that was developed by sexual predators masq… — Read on threadreaderapp.com/thread/1250058679233261569.html

Highland woman alleges youth pastor at First Baptist Church of Hammond raped her in 1970s: ‘He knew exactly what he was doing’ – Chicago Tribune

Sitting in her apartment in Highland, Joy Ryder looks back on two years of alleged sexual abuse at the hands of her youth pastor and said it made her reevaluate her relationship with God and religion. — Read on http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/post-tribune/ct-ptb-hyles-lawsuit-st-0329-20200327-qhcr4b7utbbatna2io7e2j7j5q-story.html

What is Clericalism?

IVEREIGH: #Clericalism is the use of the priesthood - it's the use of that faculty or that power for prestige, for self-enrichment, to use power over people.POGGIOLI: Corruption fostered by clericalism, ... is at the very root of #ClericalSexAbuse... https://t.co/6IRQ2d4YI8— Lamb’s Harbinger (@OtterFella) (@LambsHarbinger) March 17, 2020

16 News Now investigates: Former students speak out against religious reform school

Dozens of former students of a Kosciusko County reform school are speaking out, saying they were abused while staying at Hephzibah House. — Read on http://www.wndu.com/content/news/16-News-Now-Investigates-Former-Students-Speak-Out-Against-Religious-Reform-School-568149531.html See also recent video testimonials, as first aired on Dr. Phil

J. K. Rowling on the Effects of “isms” and the Complex Coexistence of Good & Evil

Here’s @jk_rowling on:A. the effects of “isms” (#discrimination & #prejudice) & labels placed on others day-to-day. B. the complex nature of good & evil in persons, as portrayed in #FantasticBeasts: #TheCrimesOfGrindelwald pic.twitter.com/O2XA2WfQTd— Lamb's Harbinger (aka @OtterFella) (@LambsHarbinger) July 4, 2019 https://t.co/GnBlnkpib9— Lamb's Harbinger (aka @OtterFella) (@LambsHarbinger) July 4, 2019

Caution – Lori Anne Thompson

It should be no surprise that in the helping (advocacy/abuse) world there are those whose motives are mixed — who bring to the table their own hunger for notoriety and legitimacy. There are those who, having supposedly “recovered” from their abuse, go on to consume others using abusive tactics. I have grave concerns about those people …

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