12 May, 2014
Boz Tchividjian is on a mission: Billy Graham’s grandson wants to root out sexual abuse in the Evangelical Church.
Boz Tchividjian is on a mission: Billy Graham’s grandson wants to root out sexual abuse in the Evangelical Church.: All institutions have a tendency to deflect complaints from sexual abuse victims rather than run the risk of the public finding out that not all is perfect within their walls, but Tchividjian tends to believe that religious institutions are even worse breeding grounds for sexual abuse than most. Christians are "easy to fool" for sexual predators, in his estimation, because of their eagerness to recruit new people and their endless need for free labor from volunteers. "When something does surface, all too often the church leadership quiets it down," he tells Joyce. "Because they’re concerned about reputation: 'This could harm the name of Jesus, so let’s just take care of it internally.' "