Joshua Harris and C.J. Mahaney No Longer Listed As Gospel Coalition Council Members

Checking out a lead that Joshua Harris and C.J. Mahaney had resigned from the Gospel Coalition Council, I asked the editor of the GC, Joe Carter, for comment. He wrote back to say that the GC isn't commenting on the resignations and referred me to Harris and Mahaney for additional information.The current Council page does not list either minister whereas the Google cache on May 16 shows both men.Both men are leaders in the Sovereign Grace Ministries which has been rocked this week by the … [Read more...]

Update on the Sovereign Grace Abuse Case

On May 29, plaintiffs filed a request to reconsider the dismissal of claims in the Sovereign Grace abuse case.  Plaintiffs are alleging a conspiracy on the part of Sovereign Grace leaders which, if granted, would allow the presentation of claims relating to that claims. Read the entire motion here.A helpful summary can be found here.A leading advocacy group formed out of the Catholic church abuse scandal has spoken out in condemnation of Christian leaders who have come to the defense of … [Read more...]

The Sovereign Grace Ministries Scandal

I have only recently learned about the lawsuit alleging wide-spread child abuse at Sovereign Grace Ministries, a neo-Calvinist denomination based in MD.  Check here for local coverage of the lawsuit, much of which was dismissed earlier this month.I don't know what to make of this yet, as I am still reading about it. However, the story is pitting some evangelical heavy weights against each other.Christianity Today is covering this scandal and notes that Al Mohler, Mark De … [Read more...]


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