Pastor starts website to attack church's attackers

Unsettling.  Ugly.

According to the pastor:

The PURPOSE of this website and the videos on it is to protect Beaverton Grace Bible Church and our families from ongoing slander and criminal accusations of the worst kind. Meaghan Varela has lied to her family, friends, pastors, the police, the Department of Human Services (Child Protection), the court, and the world. Julie Anne Smith has joined her in her lies and heralded them forth to the world on her blog (BGBC Survivors) dedicated to the destruction of our church and families. Exodus 20:16 says, “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.” Meaghan Varela and Julie Anne Smith have given “false witness” against our church and families for four years. The statements and videos on this website tell our story of suffering and surviving their assault. We are the TRUE BGBC SURVIVORS.

via True BGBC Survivors | Surviving Four Years of Hate, Reviling Accusations, and Criminal Slander.

How horrible.

But… what would you do?

What would you do if you were accused (wrongfully) of child abuse… if your church was accused of horrible things?

I have no idea whether or not any of these abuses actually happened.

What I do know is that, regardless, this is a horrible public glimpse into a church conflict.

Thoughts?

Todd

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