Baptist and Reflector
BRENTWOOD — Messengers to the annual meeting of the Tennessee Baptist Convention, held during the Summit at Brentwood Baptist Church, Nov. 14-17, will consider a recommendation to establish a sexual abuse task force.
Tennessee Baptist Mission Board directors approved the request of outgoing TBC President Bruce Chesser that a recommendation come through the board during their scheduled meeting at Brentwood Baptist on Nov. 15.
Chesser told the board that with the conditions in society today and things that have happened in the larger Southern Baptist Convention family, convention leadership “felt best that we need to get ahead of it.”
He stressed the task force is not “an investigation. It is a continuation of something the TBMB has been doing for 20 years.” [Read more…]