Child Abuse Prevention Group Issues Strong Statement Against Tullian Tchividjian and “Sexual Misconduct”

Godly Response to Abuse in Church Environments (GRACE) is an organization which exists to combat child abuse in the church. In a strongly worded statement, GRACE has taken a position in relation to the scandal swirling around Tullian Tchividjian. The statement is as follows: Statement from the GRACE Board of Directors The GRACE board is deeply disturbed about the revelations of sexual misconduct by Tullian Tchividjian. As an organization that deals with the abuse of God’s lambs and the damage s … [Read more...]

A New Public Call from “Pastors and Friends” for Tullian Tchividjian to Leave the Ministry

A "group of pastors and friends" has publicly called on Tullian Tchividjian to step away completely from vocational ministry. This group maintains that Tchividjian has deceived them and engaged in disqualifying actions. This call follows the strongly worded statement from Kevin Labby, pastor of Willow Creek Presbyterian, which I published here last week. See the full statement below:Dear Friends: We join with others in expressing our shared grief regarding these latest allegations, as … [Read more...]

Money Behind the Message: Non-Profit David C. Cook May Not Easily Give Up Profits from Fallen Prophet Tullian Tchividjian

According to the Christian Post late last week, David C. Cook Publishing plans to publish Tullian Tchividjian's next book. Even with the scandal swirling around Tchividjian, David C. Cook's chief advancement officer Tim McDonald told CP that the publisher was "committed to him [Tchividjian] and his family as a publisher..." For a hint of what might be in the book, see this previous post.David C. Cook's response drew a negative reaction from some of Tchividjian's critics. For instance, … [Read more...]

Tullian Tchividjian Posts Possible Book Excerpt at Expastors.com

At the expastors.com website an article appears under Tchividjian's name (oddly with his name spelled incorrectly in the first line and image - How does that happen?) which promises a vulnerable look at the recent history of the troubled ex-pastor.There was no mention of his recent remarriage in the expastors article.Tchividjian reveals that he went through a suicidal period. It sounds like he is on the mend. Good for him and I wish him well.In the comments section, there is a … [Read more...]

Things I Learned Today: The Mark Driscoll, Tullian Tchividjian, and Dustin Boles Edition

One, Tullian Tchividjian got remarried sometime over the weekend of 8/26. He has been in Texas and is working on a book.Two, Mark Driscoll is going to speak this month at a Phoenix meeting of the Christian Legal Society. I wonder if the subject of RICO will come up?Three, Dustin Boles is no longer at Acts 29 church Mosaic Church in MS (staff in March, staff now). He is working for something called Alvix Laboratories as of late August.Evangelicals have a put a lot of trust in those gu … [Read more...]

Is There a Comeback In the Works for Tullian Tchividjian?

For those who are missing Tullian Tchividjian, his comeback might be underway.In an April 1 church email, Tchividjian was listed as a speaker for a men's breakfast last Saturday at Spring Hills Community Church in Santa Rosa CA.  As of April 4, this announcement was posted on the church website. Then later in the week, Tchividjian's name was removed from the event description.After Tchividjian's name disappeared, I asked Hunter Frederick, Tchividjian's public relations c … [Read more...]

Hunter Frederick Issues Final Statement on Behalf of Tullian Tchividjian

This was just released by Hunter Frederick of Frederick Associates, a firm hired by Tullian Tchividjian to handle public relations.According to Frederick, this will be the last time Tullian Tchividjian will speak on this matter.Addressing another media report, Frederick said Coral Ridge leaders did not ask him to keep his improper relationships secret from his wife.  … [Read more...]

Tullian Tchividjian’s Liberate Network Dissolves and Cancels 2017 Conference

I just received this from a Liberate Network board member: The remaining board members of the recently launched Liberate Network have decided to cancel the 2017 Liberate Conference and dissolve the organization. Those that had registered for the conference will be issued full refunds.We’d like to thank those that have stood alongside Liberate in championing the message of ‘God’s inexhaustible grace for an exhausted world.’ However it is in the best interest of that very message—which is bigg … [Read more...]