The Scattering of the Lord’s Sheep by False Shepherds

A Cry For Justice

When the visible church becomes corrupt and dominated by evil men, the righteous are scattered. The blind man healed by Jesus in John chapter nine was put out of the temple by the religious authorities — though he found the true Temple (Jesus) outside. Christ’s true people were persecuted by Rome in the centuries leading up to the Reformation and scores of true pastors were expelled from their pulpits in the days of the Puritans in England. This is no new thing and it is still happening today.

Many, if not most, of our readers here at ACFJ are survivors of abuse. Many of them have been members of a local church, only to be further abused by their church when they exposed the evil of the abuse they were suffering. The result? They are scattered. Some have been formally ex-communicated while others were put out through more “informal” methods…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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