Archive of Coverage

This page is dedicated to compiling in one convenient location the online reporting and commentary about both Anne Miller’s case and about sexual abuse in the church more broadly. Some of the articles and tweets listed here have also been discussed more thoroughly in a blog post on this site. When that is the case, the parenthetical link will take you to that post. Otherwise, the coverage here will be listed without commentary as a resource for you to read further.

The Wartburg Watch:  “Did a Large SBC Entity Refuse to Report a Known Sex Offender to Authorities and to Other Churches? Law Enforcement Is Now Investigating. #sbctoo #metoo.” (May 16, 2018)

The Courier:  “Aderholt resigns as SCBC associate executive director” (June 19, 2018)

The Wartburg Watch:  “Do They Want Us to Believe That No One in the New and Improved Leadership of the Southern Baptist Convention Knew Anything About Patterson, Pressler, etc.?” (June 25, 2018)

Star Telegram:  “He quit in June. Now Southern Baptist leader is charged in teen’s 1997 sexual assault.” (July 9, 2018)

WISTV:  “Former SC Baptist Convention employee charged in Texas for sex assault accusation from 1997” (July 10, 2018)

Star Telegram:  “Southern Baptist officials knew of sexual abuse allegations 11 years before leader’s arrest” (July 13, 2018)

The Wartburg Watch:  “Did the Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board Decide Not to Report Sexual Assault They Knew About for Years?” (July 13, 2018)

Huffington Post: “Former Southern Baptist Leader Charged With Sexual Assault” (July 13, 2018)

Baptist Standard:  “IMB knew of abuse allegations years before arrest” (July 14, 2018)

Baptist Press:  “Former Baptist leader charged with sexual assault” (July 18, 2018)

Baptist Press:  “IMB, ex-missionary’s accuser differ over abuse response” (July 18, 2018)

The Courier: “Open Letter to SC Baptists: From SCBC Exec. Board Chair Tommy Kelly and SCBC Pres. Marshall Blalock” (July 18, 2018)

Christian Post:  “So. Baptist Leader Hired as Pastor 2 Months After IMB Investigation Found Sex Abuse Likely” (July 18, 2018)

Baptist News Global:  “Abuse arrest turns #MeToo spotlight on SBC International Mission Board” (July 24, 2018)

Church Leaders:  “SBC Apologizes to Sexual Abuse Victim Ann [sic] Miller” (July 26, 2018)

The Wartburg Watch: “Updates on Anne Miller, the IMB Apology and the Tom Chantry Trial. Also, Who Exactly Is Brad McDaniel of Highpoint United?”  (July 27, 2018)

Religion News Services:  “Southern Baptists to launch sexual abuse advisory panel”  (July 27, 2018)

The Gospel Coalition:  “Southern Baptists Work to Address Sexual Abuse” (July 27, 2018)

Washington Post:  “Southern Baptist Convention takes steps toward reform on sexual abuse”  (July 27, 2018)