Reblog: Doug Phillips’ Biblical Patriarchy Scandal Moves to the Courts

Here is an update on the Phillips tragedy.  I hadn’t heard anything since the breaking of this story.  There are many links in this article updating a lot of issues.  This is very sad for me and my family.  God, have mercy on your church! ~Beth

From the Huffington Post 6/17/14 —

Last fall home school leader and Biblical Patriarch Doug Phillips made a public confession of an inappropriate relationship with a young woman, leading to his resignation, the closing of his organizations and much behind-the-scenes jockeying.

But the confession left much ambiguity in terms of the actual accusations, so rumors and facts swirled together in the blogosphere as some insiders shared what they knew and others speculated. While Phillips has threatened litigation against former friends and colleagues, at least some of the speculation is put to rest now, as the young woman comes forward to file a lawsuit in the District Court in Bexar County Texas against Phillips, Vision Forum Ministries and Vision Forum Inc. The complaint accuses Phillips of various sexual improprieties, emotional damage related to that impropriety and even fraud, invoking his status as the defendant’s former pastor, counselor and employer. It also brings charges against Phillips’ ministry and his business.

……….read the rest here.


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