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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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

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

Sam Kean Moves on from Horizon Christian Fellowship — Morgan County

Sam Kean is transitioning from associate pastor at Horizon Christian Fellowship -- Morgan County in order to follow God's path for him... which is to be further equipped for therapeutic healing ministry. In light of this transition, below is the audio recording of Sam's "send off" from HCFMC, as well as an accompanying PowerPoint presentation …

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What an IFB Cult Leader Sounds Like When Demanding Money

If one says the name Colonial Hills Baptist Church (Indianapolis, IN), then you might remember having seen the 20/20 news report about the church's publicly blaming/shaming and shunning a statutory rape victim, while failing to properly report her perpetrator. Chuck Phelps was the presiding pastor at that time, and he still is the senior pastor. If …

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Nebulous Response by Mike Swecker (Time to Revive)

On May 25, 2015, [updated 26th] I wrote an article titled, "Denouncing Time to Revive & What I Mean by Non-Denominational" In that article, I asked for a clear statement from Time to Revive that confirms they believe Jesus is the only way of salvation. Furthermore, I asked that they make a clear statement indicating …

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Denouncing Time to Revive & What I Mean by Non-Denominational

[last update May 26, 2015 12:40pm] When some people and religious leaders say, "Non-denominational," they mean something like: 'all denominations together, regardless of doctrine.' When I speak of myself as 'non-denominational,' I mean: "a refusal to acknowledge those denominations which deny Christ, the essentials of the Christian Evangel, and/or create carnal divisions based on extra-biblical, …

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Breaking Silence on Indiana’s Racism

[Last updated February 28, 2017] By his stunning testimonial and through his much scorned confessions of Germany's Holocaust guilt, Martin Niemöller vividly illustrated that members of society must not only watch out for one another but also speak out, if we would remain blameless. That was 1946. Then, April 4, 1967, in a speech titled Beyond Vietnam: A Time to …

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