This open letter is to CT’s Board of Directors because we believe the public situation of reportedly questionable ethics and abusive behaviors by CT representatives Mark Galli and Ed Stetzer has escalated to where it can only be resolved at the board level.
These links were initially posted on Twitter by brad/futuristguy. Tentatively, both that thread and this post will be updated with additional links as the situation unfolds. Bibliography Part 2 started with items starting June 29, 2018 — RESOURCE BIBLIOGRAPHY PART 2. Also, check out the list of links and related information from Andy Rowell’s blog… Continue reading Resource Bibliography on Willow Creek Church Situation and Bill Hybels’ Reported Misconduct
********* Brad Sargent, part of the SSB team, wrote this yesterday and I thought it was so good, I asked him if I could share it with you. *** Valentine’s Day can be a great day or a difficult day depending on your relationship status: single, married, divorced, separated. Some people have had (or currently… Continue reading Valentines on Ash Wednesday
To deal with “systemic abuse,” we must understand systems, victimization, and what makes individuals and institutions vulnerable.
Key component in a system of resources on child sexual abuse for policy makers, survivors, educators, and advocates. Guest post by Brad Sargent, with input from Julie Anne Smith. Cross-posted at futuristguy. * * * * * * * Spiritual Sounding Board was invited to participate in the Litfuse “blog tour” for the recently released… Continue reading Book Review: The Child Safeguarding Policy Guide, by Boz Tchividjian and Shira Berkovits
* * * * * * * Boy, oh boy, it’s been FIVE years today since the beginning of my blogs, and tomorrow marks five years since being served with the lawsuit by my ex-pastor Chuck O’Neal of Beaverton Grace Bible Church. It’s a good milestone moment to update the legacy. Here was my profile… Continue reading Spiritual Sounding Board: Updating the Legacy – Year 5
by Brad Sargent ExPastors.com writers Greg Atkinson and Bo Lane published several significant articles about Tullian Tchividjian, and one article by him, in September and October 2016. These unleashed waves of both criticism and of support, as it appeared Mr. Tchividjian had contacted them first and that he was positioning himself for a comeback into… Continue reading ExPastors.com Apparently has Deleted Posts and References to Tullian Tchividjian
Part #3 of 4, by Brad Sargent SUMMARY. The public ministry platforms of Tullian Tchividjian — including his books — have become an issue of public concern and debate, in light of his various degrees of involvement with multiple women. Part #1 introduced the third woman reportedly seduced by Tullian Tchividjian into a sexual relationship. Her… Continue reading 3. Research Findings on Publishers of Books by Tullian Tchividjian
by Brad Sargent aka brad/futuristguy * * * * * * * Introduction: Changing Our Language to Remove Neutrality Toward Abusers and Negativity Toward Survivors Who typically gets trusted or distrusted by default — the reported perpetrator, or the victim who reports? That is especially important in understanding the realities faced by survivors of… Continue reading Issues of Language: Removing Neutrality Toward Abusers and Negativity Toward Survivors
Part #2 of 4, by Julie Anne Smith and Brad Sargent Part #1 introduced the third woman reportedly seduced by Tullian Tchividjian into a sexual relationship. Her story extends his womanizing behaviors back into 2013. This post shows an infographic on what Tullian Tchividjian’s pursuit of these women looks like, when it is layered over… Continue reading 2. An Infographic on Tullian Tchividjian’s Pursuit of Women and a Public/Publication Platform
Tullian Tchividjian, Personal Survivor Story, Clergy Sex Abuse LINKS: My Story: Part #1. Part #2. Part #3. Part #4. Part #5. * * * * * * * An Introduction, from Julie Anne Smith and Brad Sargent Several of those who have alleged victimization by Tullian Tchividjian have contacted me (Julie Anne) over the past… Continue reading Survivor of Tullian Tchividjian’s Alleged Clergy Sexual Abuse Goes Public with Her Story – Part 1
Tullian Tchividjian, Personal Survivor Story, Clergy Sex Abuse LINKS: My Story: Part #1. Part #2. Part #3. Part #4. Part #5. Editors’ Note: This is Rachel’s story, and she is sharing what she recalls of her relationship with Tullian Tchividjian. She is sharing her facts, opinions, and what she believes to be true. Tullian is… Continue reading Survivor of Tullian Tchividjian’s Alleged Clergy Sexual Abuse Goes Public with Her Story – Part 3
Tullian Tchividjian, Clergy Sex Abuse, Spiritual Abuse This is a partial timeline of the situation involving Tullian Tchividjian. It focuses on his various publications since 2007 (if a book title appears twice, the first is a hardcover version and the second is paperback), his church ministry roles since 2009, and his publicly revealed illicit sexual… Continue reading Tullian Tchividjian – Partial Timeline of Alleged Clergy Sexual Abuse and Spiritual Abuse
*** Last week, I went to a memorial service in Portland and met someone I’ve been wanting to meet for a long time, Brad Sargent.
On This Page: About This Bibliography Basic Facts and Timeline of Imprisonment, 2012-2015 Essential Introductory Reading Idaho Statesman and Other News Agencies. Chronological Links, Late 2015 – Early 2016 Survivor Blogs and Mainstream Christian Media. Chronological Links, Late 2015 – Early 2016 Saeed Abedini Develops His Post-Imprisonment Platform – April/May 2016 Critical Responses to Christianity… Continue reading Resource Bibliography on the Saeed and Naghmeh Abedini Situation