Monthly Archives: March 2013

Introducing Homeschoolers Anonymous

We are starting to see a new wave of former homeschoolers who are now in their 20’s and 30’s. And it is important to hear their stories, both positive and negative. In the same way that we can grant that abuse happens in church environments without necessarily rejecting the concept of churches, we should also try to understand how abuse can happen in homeschooling environments without necessarily rejecting homeschooling itself.

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#WhoWouldJesusSue: Here’s to Internet Activists

We here at WWJS would like to take a moment and give some shout-outs to everyone who has thus far stood in solidarity with us. To the great big community of internet activists who tweeted, Facebooked, blogged, commented, retweeted, and re-blogged on behalf of Alex Grenier and Tim Taylor and abuse survivors everywhere: Thank you.

“Web Based Comments Concern a Matter of Public Interest”

The preliminary ruling for Grenier & Grenier v. Taylor & Grenier is now public, and it is so far a triumph for the rights of bloggers and abuse survivors everywhere: “Allegations of conduct which would violate the trust his church members and members of the public place in him as a church leader are matters of public discussion or controversy.”

Chuck O’Neal Makes Animal Noises!

Even though we at WWJS have years of exegesis training, we can’t quite wrap our minds around the scholarly depths of O’Neal’s response to the BGBC Defamation Lawsuit Archive. But maybe we are thinking too hard about all this. Maybe O’Neal’s new response to a gigantic archive of evidence is to just make animal noises online.

Extensive Archive on Grenier Defamation Lawsuit Goes Live Today

A team of volunteers has put together a significant resource on the lawsuit of Grenier & Grenier v. Taylor & Grenier — the Grenier Defamation Lawsuit Archive. This Archive is based on a similar one produced by Brad Sargent after the 2012 case of Beaverton Grace Bible Church v. Smith. According to Alex Grenier’s volunteer team: “The Archive writers and editors have sought to be as factual and fair as possible in presenting historical events and in representing all sides accurately.”