Southern Baptists Approve Sexual Abuse Task Force

The Christian Post reports:

Two days after the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee rejected a motion to create a task force to oversee a third-party investigation of allegations SBC leaders mishandled a “crisis of sexual abuse” in the denomination, messengers overwhelmingly approved a motion to do just that on Wednesday.

Attorney and abuse advocate Rachael Denhollander, who has spoken freely about sexual abuse in the SBC, called the motion’s approval a “critical step” in the right direction for America’s largest Protestant denomination.

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Photo: Newly elected SBC president Ed Litton.