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Was Daniel James Carrel Listed On SBC Abuse Investigation Report?

On February 19, 2018, Daniel James Carrel, a former associate pastor at Sienna Ranch Baptist Church in Missouri City, Texas, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually assaulting a minor. He was accused of having sex with a 14-year-old church member many times and is now incarcerated in Texas. Carrel admitted to having intercourse with the girl six to eight times, including at both of their homes, his church office, and in a car in the woods near their church, according to authorities.

Southern Baptist Convention Sexual Abuse Helpline

Southern Baptist List Of Names

According to the Washington Post, a 300-page report was released on Sunday, May 22, 2022. The file contains horrible brand-new details regarding certain abuse instances and clarify how denominational officials actively fought abuse avoidance and reform for many years.

Southern Baptist Convention leaders have actually revealed a comprehensive and independent third-party investigation that discovered that abusers were often disregarded, forgotten, and even criticized by high-ranking church authorities from within this religious denomination of greater than 16 million individuals. Furthermore, it exposed these leaders often lied to their very own members to keep them from understanding the rampant sexual assaults.

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A Story of Disregarded Mishandling

Nearly all of these disclosed occurrences occurred outside of the statutes of limitations, making it unclear how many predators were actually charged. According to the report, an internal list was kept.

The report states that a crucial Southern Baptist leader was credibly implicated of sexual assault merely one calendar month after completing his two-year term as the convention’s president. The report also names 3 prior presidents of the convention, a former vice president, and the previous head of the SBC’s administrative arm as well-known SBC leaders who assisted in covering and even encouraged believed abusers.

Responsibility in the Southern Baptist Church

The report asserts that a principal Southern Baptist official was credibly accused of sexual abuse merely 1 month after completing his two-year stretch as the convention’s president. The report likewise names three previous presidents of the convention, a previous vice president, and the previous head of the SBC’s administrative division as prominent SBC leaders who aided in covering up and actually encouraged presumed sexual abusers.

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