The victims’ identities fold into protective layers, especially if they are minors. Doing that unfortunately muffles their outcries and hides their tears. How do we help them heal? How do we make them know we value them? How do we walk with them until they are strong enough to walk on their own? When they age out, will they be able to come forward and confront their abusers? How do we facilitate their desires for that? I’m just asking what seem to be the pertinent questions. I’m sure there are many more.

From the book:

“Let the voices of the victims once silenced by manipulation and shame ring out in triumph and healing. What is it about this destruction that Steve  Wingfield and the elders of FCCF did not get? How could they ever think that twelve hours of counseling could right the wrongs done to these boys? The deeper I go into this investigation, the greater my anger grows at the irresponsibility of those whom I thought to be godly men. They were not. They cannot convince me their actions were godly in any way, shape, or form. They did only enough to cover for their bad choices throughout the cascade of incidents.” (Taylor, Joy S., A View from the Pews – The Inside Story of a Broken Church, 2022, Lily of the Valley Publishing, Santa Claus IN, p. 157.)

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