Sovereign Grace refuses independent investigation on sex abuse cover-up claims
Sovereign Grace Churches will not launch a third-party investigation into how the church network has handled accusations of sexual abuse despite allegations church leaders covered up and mishandled claims of sexual misconduct.
SGC, a network of over 70 reformed charismatic churches previously known as Sovereign Grace Ministries, released a statement last week explaining why it will not launch an independent investigation into allegations of sex abuse cover-up.
‚ÄúWe are not saying that external investigations are never appropriate,‚ÄĚ the SGC statement reads. ‚ÄúRather, we do not think one is appropriate given the present circumstances, in which scandalous allegations have been made publicly against a limited number of parties, without providing credible evidence or based upon any substantive findings by criminal or civil authorities.‚ÄĚ...