ABUSE & VIOLENCE IN THE CHURCH, Ravi Zacharias

Another Ravi Zacharias Falsehood Unearthed: Ravi’s famous first doctorate story was doctored

Ravi Zacharias has proven beyond any doubt that he is, in the words of Canadian theologian Randal Rauser, a “fabulist” who never lets the truth get in the way of a good self-promo opportunity.

Clergy Misconduct, Clergy Sex Abuse, Ravi Zacharias, Spiritual Authority

As a New Christian and Missionary Alliance Minister, Ravi Zacharias Pressured His Brother’s 16-yr old Girlfriend to Have Illegal Abortion

"Ramesh explained briefly the situation to Ravi. I remember Ravi was very angry. More at Ramesh than me it seemed. He was not speaking in kind terms. Only pointing out that this news would ‘kill our parents’ and ‘end your future as a doctor.'"

ABUSE & VIOLENCE IN THE CHURCH, Ravi Zacharias

Does it matter to you that Ravi Zacharias has been a chronic liar for decades?

Ravi Zacharias, Lies, Deception, RZIM, Ravi Zacharias International Ministries *** I care about the truth. Does it bother me that the video below was produced by an atheist? You bet. I have spoken with Steve Baughman, the producer, at length a number of times. I understand his angst against Ravi. Steve is a life-long student… Continue reading Does it matter to you that Ravi Zacharias has been a chronic liar for decades?

C.J. Mahaney, Paige Patterson, Ravi Zacharias

Paige Patterson, SWBTS, SBC Situation – Resource Links, Part 3

This post is a continuation of resource compilations begun April 28 about the emerging situation of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson and implications for the Southern Baptist Convention. Compilations are news report and social media items selected by Brad/futuristguy, who is part of the Spiritual Sounding Board team. Social media responses are generally… Continue reading Paige Patterson, SWBTS, SBC Situation – Resource Links, Part 3

Ravi Zacharias, Saeed Abedini, Tullian Tchividjian

Abedini, Tchvidjian, and Zacharias Resource Bibliographies Recently Updated

On occasion, Spiritual Sounding Board puts together resource archives on particular situations. Most tend to include chronological bibliographies to capture news, analysis, and opinions as they emerge. Sometimes we also include timelines, infographics, research how-to's, FAQs, and/or other items. This post is to let you know that we've updated the following three resource archives in… Continue reading Abedini, Tchvidjian, and Zacharias Resource Bibliographies Recently Updated

ABUSE & VIOLENCE IN THE CHURCH, Clergy Misconduct, Clergy Sex Abuse, LAWSUITS, Ravi Zacharias

Is Ravi Zacharias Violating his Federal Lawsuit Non-Disclosure Agreement? Does Anybody Care?

Ravi Zacharias, Online Sex Scandal, NDA, Lawsuit, Suicide emails *** GUEST POST by Steve Baughman Is Ravi Zacharias Violating his Federal Lawsuit Non-Disclosure Agreement? Does Anybody Care? by Steve Baughman On November 9, 2017, Ravi Zacharias settled his lawsuit against Lori Anne and Brad Thompson by entering into a non-disclosure agreement (NDA). The terms of the… Continue reading Is Ravi Zacharias Violating his Federal Lawsuit Non-Disclosure Agreement? Does Anybody Care?

ABUSE & VIOLENCE IN THE CHURCH, Ravi Zacharias

Why Aren’t Church Leaders and RZIM Board Members Asking Ravi Zacharias about the Suicide Emails and about His Online Sexual Relationship?

Ravi Zacharias, RZIM, Sex Scandal, Lawsuit *** Ravi Zacharias seems to have fallen off the radar. However, he did not fall off my radar. I never signed a nondisclosure agreement. I can share more if I feel so inclined. But I don't think I will stop speaking out about Ravi Zacharias until he comes clean.… Continue reading Why Aren’t Church Leaders and RZIM Board Members Asking Ravi Zacharias about the Suicide Emails and about His Online Sexual Relationship?

ABUSE & VIOLENCE IN THE CHURCH, Clergy Sex Abuse, Ravi Zacharias, Spiritual Abuse, Spiritual Authority

Guest Post: My Dinner With Ravi: An Atheist meets the “Great Apologist of our Time.”

Ravi Zacharias, RZIM, Steve Baughman, Apologist, lawsuit, sex scandal *** This article was originally posted at the blog, Ordinary Times on culture and politics and was reprinted by permission. It is written by attorney Steve Baughman who has spent the last 2-1/2 years trying to get Ravi Zacharias to come clean with his exaggerated academic… Continue reading Guest Post: My Dinner With Ravi: An Atheist meets the “Great Apologist of our Time.”

ABUSE & VIOLENCE IN THE CHURCH, Ravi Zacharias

Resource Archive and FAQs on the Ravi Zacharias and RZIM Situation

INTRODUCTION The team at Spiritual Sounding Board has written on numerous situations of reported spiritual, emotional, and sexual abuse/misconduct by church and ministry leaders. These are typically complex situations that involve investigating theological beliefs, ministry practices, organizational systems, cultural context, and other elements for relevant details and patterns. We present this Resource Archive to help… Continue reading Resource Archive and FAQs on the Ravi Zacharias and RZIM Situation

ABUSE & VIOLENCE IN THE CHURCH, Ravi Zacharias

Ravi Zacharias, True Apologist? The Actions Aren’t Matching the Words

Ravi Zacharias, Academic Credentials, RZIM   *** I am not done dealing with the issue of Ravi Zacharias and the way his honorary doctorate degrees were used freely, and in my opinion, recklessly, in order to present an image of academic excellence. In the public statement released at the RZIM website, there are a few… Continue reading Ravi Zacharias, True Apologist? The Actions Aren’t Matching the Words

ABUSE & VIOLENCE IN THE CHURCH, Clergy Misconduct, Clergy Sex Abuse, It's All About the Image, Ravi Zacharias

Is Someone Manipulating YouTube Search for Steve Baughman’s Video: “The Case Against Ravi Zacharias?”

The Case Against Ravi Zacharias?, Steve Baughman, Clergy Sexual Misconduct, Misleading Credentials *** Steve Baughman, the attorney who has been attempting to get Ravi Zacharias to come clean on his academic credentials, just contacted me and told me that for the SECOND time, something/someone has been monkeying around with his YouTube account.From Steve: About two… Continue reading Is Someone Manipulating YouTube Search for Steve Baughman’s Video: “The Case Against Ravi Zacharias?”

ABUSE & VIOLENCE IN THE CHURCH, Clergy Misconduct, It's All About the Image, No-Talk Rule, Ravi Zacharias, Spiritual Abuse, Spiritual Authority

Two Posts Containing Ravi Zacharias’ Personal Emails Were Removed: Why? (Updated)

Ravi Zacharias, RZIM, Clergy Sexual Misconduct *** NOTE: This post is updated. The earlier version is at the bottom of this post. When I began blogging, I did so to tell my own spiritual abuse experiences. There were no rules. I followed my heart. I still do the same today. I probably do things that… Continue reading Two Posts Containing Ravi Zacharias’ Personal Emails Were Removed: Why? (Updated)

ABUSE & VIOLENCE IN THE CHURCH, Ravi Zacharias

Ravi Zacharias: Email Threat and Ongoing Lack of Response About Reportedly Inflated Credentials

Ravi Zacharias, RZIM (Ravi Zacharias International Ministries), Credentials "Nothing is as important as the truth." ~Ravi Zacharias in The Real Face of Atheism, at p. 105. The case of Ravi Zacharias and his inflated credentials continues and this post updates (and documents) the latest events. Threatening Email Yesterday (Nov. 29, 2017), Steve Baughman (a lawyer, atheist,… Continue reading Ravi Zacharias: Email Threat and Ongoing Lack of Response About Reportedly Inflated Credentials

ABUSE & VIOLENCE IN THE CHURCH, Clergy Misconduct, It's All About the Image, LAWSUITS, Ravi Zacharias

Important New Video about Apologist Ravi Zacharias: Alleged False Credentials, Lawsuit, Online Relationship with Married Woman

"The Case Against Ravi Zacharias", lawsuit, falsified credentials, RZIM *** School deadlines prohibit me from making a longer post, but this video is important. I suspect things will be shaking up in the near future with regard to well-known apologist, Ravi Zacharias. Attorney, banjo player, atheist, and blogger, Steve Baughman has been following Ravi Zacharias'… Continue reading Important New Video about Apologist Ravi Zacharias: Alleged False Credentials, Lawsuit, Online Relationship with Married Woman