Tullian Tchividjian, Personal Survivor Story, Clergy Sex Abuse
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An Introduction, from Julie Anne Smith and Brad Sargent
Several of those who have alleged victimization by Tullian Tchividjian have contacted me (Julie Anne) over the past year and a half. Rachel (which is her real first name) was one of them. She is the survivor of Tullian Tchividjian’s clergy sexual misconduct in the spring and summer of 2015. She’s also named as “Woman #2” in our recent Partial Timeline post. Discovery of their sexual relationship by staff at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church (CRPC) led to Tchividjian being asked to resign as Senior Pastor there, and his being “deposed” by the South Florida presbytery (i.e., having his ministry credentials removed).
Rachel’s story is critically important to consider, in part because she tried to inform multiple Christian leaders – mostly men who were…
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