[Article] The Other Pandemic: COVID and the Cost of Corruption

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a drastic human toll, infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. This is not only a health crisis but also an economic and social one. Throughout the world, the virus has compelled governments to severe lock downs, causing the most brutal recession in living memory. The impact of the virus, however, is not the same for everyone.

The More We Love, the Harder We Fight: 15 Principles for Fighting Corruption

In reflecting upon some of the recent interviews with Rachel Denhollander (e.g., MinistryWatch, October 2019 and Christianity Today, January 2018) I was struck by how the core principles that emerged regarding cases of sexual abuse are also applicable for any form of abuse and corruption. These principles are especially relevant to situations of corruption in churches, mission agencies, and other organizations, where whistle blowers and victims are vilified and verifiable accountability via independent reviews is rare.