I assume all who are reading this have heard of the sexual abuse of children scandal which has rocked the Roman Catholic Church. Not as widely known is the sexual abuse scandal which has rocked the Sovereign Grace Ministries denomination. Some have called it the largest sexual abuse scandal to hit Evangelical Christianity.
There are many similarities between the scandals. While the actual abuse of children seems to have been perpetrated by the clergy, the top dogs in both organizations do not seem to have participated themselves, but instead are guilty of attempting to cover-up the abuse.
Marty Machowski is a Family Life Pastor at Covenant Fellowship Church in Glenn Mills, PA. Covenant Fellowship Church (CFC) is arguably now the flagship church in the Sovereign Grace denomination since Covenant Life Church (CLC) of Gaithersburg, MD has withdrawn. Machowski has recently authored an article, published on the Sovereign Grace Ministries web page, on educating childcare workers,… Read More »
After 11 years of leading Covenant Life Church Joshua Harris preached his last sermon on April 12, 2015. His stated purpose for resigning is to pursue higher education. Time will tell whether some additional motivations may be revealed. Arguably his crowning achievement was leading CLC out of the Sovereign Grace denomination. His legacy has yet to be fully established… Read More »