The following is an abuse survivor’s story which she has graciously and bravely agreed to share with us. Identifying details have been changed but all the rest of the story is quite true. Notice in particular how the shaming of a Pharisee and Pharisaical system set this young woman up as a target for a very wicked abuser and contributed to keeping her in bondage. Also we see numerous examples here of Christian schools and missions agencies with an appalling lack of care and caution. Read, learn, and see Christ in action!
Warning: This story will no doubt trip those triggers in some readers. But it has a happy ending!
My Background and the Setup. I was raised Episcopal. I believe I was raised with a pretty healthy theology . . . . although there was a drastic disconnect between what my parents taught us and what was going…
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