Statements from 2019

Preamble As followers of Christ, we are called to engage the world around us with the unchanging gospel message of hope and reconciliation. Tools like technology are able to aid us in this pursuit. We know they can also be designed and used in ways that dishonor God and devalue our fellow image-bearers. Evangelical Christians

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The state conventions in cooperation with the Southern Baptist Convention are committed to partnering with the Sexual Abuse Presidential Study Group to equip churches and ministries in our respective states to engage the issue of abuse with compassion and care. Our desire is for the churches and ministries in our states to become safe for

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The six seminaries of the Southern Baptist Convention are committed to partnering with the Sexual Abuse Presidential Study Group to equip our campuses to engage the issue of abuse with compassion and care. Our desire is for the next generation to lead churches and ministries that are safe for survivors and safe from abuse. We

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The Officers of the Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders (SBCAL) stand in agreement with the goal of the SBC Presidential Sexual Abuse Study to equip churches and ministries in our associations to engage the issue of sexual abuse, especially in a church setting, with compassion and care. Our desire is for the churches in

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