Shedding Light on Child Abuse Awareness Month

April marks the observance of Child Abuse Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about the prevalence and devastating impact of child abuse in our communities. For the Southern Baptist Convention, this month should serve as a crucial reminder of the responsibility we bear in safeguarding the most vulnerable among us each week in

A Statement from the ARITF | 10.27.23

The Abuse Reform Implementation Task Force (ARITF) underscores our unwavering commitment to supporting survivors of sexual abuse in pursuit of healing and justice. Along with many others, we are now aware of concerns about the legal actions of various entities connected to the Southern Baptist Convention. We also understand the deep impact that these actions

ARITF Update | EC Report September 18, 2023

This update serves as a representation of the collective efforts of the Abuse Reform Implementation Task Force (ARITF) in our commitment to enhance safety within Southern Baptist Churches. We aim to create environments that are secure, both from abuse and for survivors, guided by our shared responsibility as followers of Jesus.  As Mike Keahbone said