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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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

Christian fundamentalism is a capitalist construct: The secret history of American religion | Salon.com

The origins of modern evangelicalism can all be traced back to the founder of Quaker Oats. A historian explains — Read on http://www.salon.com/2015/05/13/christian_fundamentalism_is_a_capitalism_invention_the_secret_history_of_american_religion_partner/

A Brief History of Fundamentalist Christianity in the USA

When we talk about the history of Fundamentalism & rightwing Politics, we have to go all the way back to the mid-to-late 1800s, when both Darwin’s theory of evolution AND the field of archaeology’s discoveries led to a controversy over the reliability of the Bible to give Western societies a proper account of humanity’s origins. …

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Former independent fundamental Baptists share their stories (2) | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

They were terrorized, trapped and even sexually abused. Now, these former members of independent fundamental Baptist churches share how their experiences will affect the rest of their lives. — Read on http://www.star-telegram.com/living/religion/article222807340.html READ THE ENTIRE 4 PART SERIES and BACKSTORY HERE

Inside Star-Telegram fundamental Baptist abuse investigation | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram interviewed more than 200 members, ex-members and clergy and reviewed hundreds of documents during its eight-month investigation into sexual abuse at independent fundamental Baptist churches. — Read on amp.star-telegram.com/living/religion/article222576635.html READ THE ENTIRE 4 PART SERIES and BACKSTORY HERE

Former independent fundamental Baptists share their stories (1) | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Former members of independent fundamental Baptist churches describe a culture and teachings that impact the rest of their lives. The following quotes are taken from interviews. — Read on http://www.star-telegram.com/living/religion/article222576550.html READ THE ENTIRE 4 PART SERIES and BACKSTORY HERE