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#ChurchToo: Sexual Abuse and Silencing In the Church w/ @michaelhansen @talkitout_pod

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TW: sexual abuse In this episode, Gabby, K.T., and Joy are joined with Michael Hansen, who wrote an article in 2016 about the abuse he suffered at a Memphis church and the coverup of the abuse.
(Article: bit.ly/2Bm61hi)
Topics discussed :
- holding people to a legal standard, not just a biblical standard
-victim Blaming
-the double standard in the way the church treats sexual sins
-What can we do to put an end to this toxic culture
- Andy Savage and Highpoint Church
and more!

It Doesn't Surprise Me

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Nothing surprises me anymore. It really doesn't. Here lately, things that should've caught me off guard didn't. For some odd reason I was totally prepared.  Just like a recent break up. I was prepared, but I still was kind of disappointed. However, that's life.
  I've decided to sit back and observe people.  I haven't really had much to say.  My reason being is that sometimes silence really reveals the truth.  So in my sitting back and being quiet, I have seen some true characters be revealed.  The sad thing is that I've seen it with family and friends.
   I've learned that whenever you want to piss someone off, say "no."  As I've said before, your "no" will reveal a whole lot.  I hate lazy people, so I've learned that when people hear a "no" for something they are quite capable of it pisses them off. Doesn't surprise me none
  I've been watching and listening.  I stopped saying anything when individual s…