I see the way certain things get handled – like child sex abuse, where only fraction of what has gone on – is being exposed. And how they only care ‘now’, because they fucking have to be seen to care, but they don’t really – it’s all fake tears and bullshit, to try and salvage some of their reputation.
I see many of the victims having tried for decades to get the ‘church’ to deal with, and they all failed – too scared of their reputation, and possible financial consequences, in compensation claims.
I been on the receiving end of abuse within Christianity, not as a child, but as an adult, and it devastated me, so I can only begin to imagine how all the child abuse victims feel. The ones that haven’t killed themselves over it. And the abuse I endured, was dealt with pathetically too and I know other abusive ministers within that denomination and area are being protected and enabled.
Christianity, is a breeding ground for abusers and narcissists.
Cheap grace, lack of humanity and weak people following like sheep, is all too prominent in Christianity.
I have very little faith.
Especially when I hear all church’s should have a policy in place for convicted sex offenders, to be able to attend church. And no doubt their ‘crimes’ will be kept confidential, so the ‘flock’ won’t find out. Continue reading