UPDATE: Today, Rachel Held Evans posted on this subject as well, saying something extremely important that we affirm as well: we support and love the survivors of abuse, and pray with you for justice and peace.
“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for God to put things right, for they will be satisfied” (Matt. 5:6, my translation).
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Here are some of the most pertinent quotes regarding the judge’s decision to dismiss most of the civil alleging child sexual abuse and its cover up by churches affiliated with Sovereign Grace Ministries. Back in March, we asked our friend Dee Parsons from The Wartburg Watch (a main site shedding light on this case) to give an update at that time for our Internet Monk readers, and you can review that HERE.
One of the new aspects of this situation is that last week, two of the primary “New Reformed” web communities broke their long silence about the affair.