CBN News Heather Sells
Many women of faith, including sexual assault survivors, found Thursday’s Senate hearing testimony
Author and speaker Mary DeMuth has written about her sexual assault as a child and said Ford’s
“I am crying right now,” she tweeted Thursday. “I remember that too – the bantering, the joking, the
“They were laughing with each other, two friends having a really good time with one another.” I am
Southern Baptist leader and survivor Trillia Newbell tweeted, “I’m surprised by how hard it is to watch
I’m surprised by how hard it is to watch this hearing. Praying for others who are likely struggling too.
Former prosecutor and sexual abuse expert Boz Tchividjian said the testimony created a painful day for
This has been a very painful day for many survivors having been triggered by what they witnessed in a
Likewise, Bible study speaker and assault survivor Beth Moore said, “A lot of people feeling stripped
Christian publisher and abuse survivor Jennifer Lyell talked about three things people have done that
With the rise of the #MeToo movement and the #ChurchToo movement, awareness of sexual abuse is
The Southern Baptist Executive Committee recently announced it will spend $250,000 for a sexual
And two-thirds of Protestant pastors surveyed in a LifeWay Research study said sexual and domestic
One in five also said they personally had experienced domestic or sexual violence.