Eastern European Churches, Abuse in the SBC, and the Fear of Marriage
How have churches across wider Europe responded to Ukraine? What do we do with the news of abuse in the US? Why are people afraid of getting married?
In this episode of In:Dependence, Phil Topham (Executive Director), Adrian Reynolds (Head of National Ministries), and John Stevens (National Director) discuss some of the big stories in the news over the past fortnight.
00:00 - News from the European Leadership Forum in Poland
04:19 - The response of the church in Europe to Ukrainian refugees
07:25 - Abuse in the Southern Baptist Conventions
14:38 - Nurturing a healthy leadership culture
16:49 - Stephen Sizer's public hearing, and anti-Semitism
20:07 - Does evangelicalism have a problem with anti-Semitism?
22:33 - Should the church make the case for marriage?
26:31 - Why are people afraid of getting married?
30:36 - Church R numbers
Resources mentioned in this episode
- Is Complementarianism Abusive? (fiec.org.uk)
- Leadership articles by Ray Evans
- Growth, Decline and Extinction of UK Churches (churchmodel.org.uk)
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