Truth should always prevail. No Christian should ever have to be afraid of telling the truth.
I am only introducing a subject here and suggesting that we all need to become more familiar with it. That subject is the psychology and dynamics of whistleblowing. When a member of an institution (like the church) comes forward with exposure of some “irregularity” (a person has been abused/molested), certain common dynamics inevitably ignite. That is about all I know concerning this subject, but here is a description (taken from Amazon) of a book called Whistleblowers: Broken Lives and Organizational Power by C. Fred Alford. It sounds to me like all of these dynamics that launch AGAINST the whistleblower are at work in a church setting as well when a victim comes forward. THIS SHOULD NOT BE!
“In a dark departure from our standard picture of whistleblowers, C. Fred Alford offers a chilling account of the world of people who have come forward to protest organizational malfeasance in government…
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