News: How Likely is Jack Schaap to Get a Sentence Reduction?

Schaap's victim was a teenager, not a small child, but these words are as true for her as they are for the child pictured

Jack Schaap Molests Teenaged Girls, Independent Fundamentalist Baptist Church covers up for sexual predator pastors, Jack Schaap victim blames sexual history … [Read more...]

The Old Schoolhouse Says Child Molestation Allegations “Are False”, Insinuates Possibility of Legal Retaliation

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by R. L. Stollar cross posted from Homeschoolers Anonymous Last week we reported that Paul and Gena Suarez, owners of the “global homeschooling company” The Old Schoolhouse, have been accused by a former key employee of (1) allegedly protecting several known child predators and (2) shaming and silencing members of their community who tried to stand up and do the right thing. Yesterday Hännah Ettinger covered the story on Patheos as well: “Publishers of Christian Homeschooling Magazine Exposed for Protecting Child Abuser.” It has also been claimed that David Gibbs III — who is involved in the mediation process between the abuser’s family and the victim’s family — … [Read more...]

It Would Have Been Easier

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by AJ cross posted from her blog I Am Phoenix It would have been easier if my father had just been a regular old sicko who committed incest. I think I wouldn't have been as mad if he was just a regular joe pervert who also was abusive. It’s the way he used Christianity as his cover to hide the abuse, as well as using Christianity as his weapon to threaten us into not speaking of it, that makes me angry. Also, that he had all of us believing that the abuse was God approved makes me even angrier. … [Read more...]

Criticism of “Good: The Joy of Christian Manhood and Womanhood” from an adult with cerebral palsy

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids Collide (Editor's note: Mel is referencing a quoted bit of the book "Good: The Joy of Christian Manhood and Womanhood" posted up at NLQ recently) This snippet of a book pushed all of my buttons at once.  I'd like to post the entire section first, then respond to the fallacies point-by-point. This was published at Desiring God website, but please don't give these lunatics any more web traffic. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Victim Blaming

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by Doug Wilson from Blog and Mablog - Vice, Victims and Vision Forum Re: Doug Phillips and Lourdes Torres Given that, either his sexual attentions were entirely unwelcome, or they were not. If they were not unwelcome, then the affair appears to have been one of complicated and unconsummated adultery, with two participants. She was an adult, and so if his attentions were not entirely unwelcome, she was a player in the vice, not a victim. The victim in this would have been Beall, with two people victimizing her. … [Read more...]

BJU: The Abused are Being Silenced…

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  by Boze Herrington cross posted from his blog The Talking Llama { trigger warning: rape, rape apologia } Last week I was contacted by an alumnus of Bob Jones University. She wanted to discuss what’s really going on there. I’ve spent the past weekend reading testimonials from former students. The extent of the cover-up is worse than has so far been reported in much of the mainstream media. The leadership of this allegedly Christian organization has … [Read more...]

CTBHHM: Debi Pearl and the Sex-Obsessed Babysitter

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by Libby Anne cross-posted from her blog Love, Joy, Feminism Created To Be His Help Meet, pp. 65-67 Debi starts with a letter from a reader. Dear Pearls, … [Read more...]


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