The late apologist Ravi Zacharias reportedly raped a female massage therapist and sexually molested several others, according to the results of a months-long investigation released today by Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM).
The RZIM board said it is “shocked and grieved by Ravi’s actions” and feels a “deep need for corporate repentance.” The board also apologized to Lori Anne Thompson, the Canadian woman who says Ravi Zacharias lured her into a sexting relationship with him in 2016.
“We were wrong,” the board, whose members remain unnamed, stated. “Our trust in Ravi’s denial of moral wrongdoing and in his deceptive explanations of emails and other records that became public was severely misplaced . . .”
The investigation, which was commissioned by RZIM and conducted by the law firm Miller & Martin, included interviews with more than 50 people, more than a dozen of whom were massage therapists who treated Zacharias.
The investigation was announced in September, after several former massage therapists alleged that Zacharias had sexually assaulted and harassed them at spas he co-owned. RZIM initially called the allegations false, but announced it would hire Miller & Martin after Christianity Today published the massage therapists’ accounts.
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The report stated that one of the therapists described “many encounters over a period of years that she described as rape.” Other massage therapists alleged that Zacharias sexually harassed and assaulted them repeatedly.
Several said they endured the abuse because they felt indebted to Zacharias for financial support and also because Zacharias used their faith to manipulate them into compliance.
The investigation also found that ministry funds were used to provide financial support for the women Zacharias abused. This included using a fake humanitarian effort, called Touch of Hope, which was “purely a discretionary fund” and provided wire payments to benefit four of Zacharias’ massage therapists.
As The Roys Report exclusively reported in January, RZIM employed one therapist as recently as November 2020, six months after Zacharias passed away. This therapist was listed on RZIM organizational charts as the director of “Touch of Hope.”
Though the report “did not find evidence that anyone within RZIM or on its board knew that Mr. Zacharias had engaged in sexual misconduct,” it also documented several major failings by the RZIM board.
In addition to allowing donor funds to be used to pay therapists, RZIM also punished several employees when they expressed concerns about Zacharias traveling with a masseuse or spending weeks alone in Asia. The report also said RZIM did not investigate the allegations raised by Thompson in 2017, but simply believed Zacharias’ narrative.
The woman who alleged Zacharias raped her reported that their relationship began “as a normal massage therapist-client relationship,” but then she “came to think of him as a father figure.” The report said that Zacharias “elicited information about her faith and her financial situation.” And after Zacharias arranged for RZIM to provide financial support for the woman, Zacharias began requiring sex.
The victim said Zacharias also used his position as a spiritual leader to manipulate her. She said Zacharias made her pray with him and thank God for the “opportunity” they both received. The woman said Zacharias called her his “reward” for living a life of service to God. He also talked about “godly men” in the Bible who had more than one wife.
The woman said Zacharias warned her never to speak out against him or she would be responsible for “millions of souls” whose salvation would be lost if his reputation was damaged.
Other massage therapists reported similar experiences. Eight therapists reported that Zacharias would start massages “either completely nude or would remove the sheets during the massage.” Five therapists reported that Zacharias “touched or rubbed them inappropriately,” including grabbing their legs, and “rubbing their breasts and genitals.”
The report also included the testimony of Lori Anne Thompson, though initially lead investigator Lynsey Barron told The Roys Report that the scope of the investigation would be limited to the spa workers.
Investigators said they found “significant evidence on Mr. Zacharias’ electronic devices” that proved Thompson’s allegations.
However, investigators said Zacharias’s lead counsel did not produce a notebook of evidence he had compiled related to the Thompson allegations, even though Miller and Martin requested it. This notebook reportedly had been made available to both an RZIM public relations consultant and an RZIM board member.
Investigators said they also asked the Executrix of Zacharias’s estate to cooperate with the investigation by granting them access to the attorney’s file, but the person declined.
The report says investigators found over 200 photographs of women much younger than Zacharias on his phones. One set of photos included nude pictures of a young Malaysian salon employee, one woman showing her bare breasts, and a video of the woman fully naked.
Also included in the photos were six pictures of Thompson, dozens of photos Zacharias took of himself, and dozens of pictures of young Thai, Indian, and Malaysian women. In most of the photographs, the women were clothed. Some pictures featured women “kissing” for the camera.
Despite the mountain of evidence collected in the report, investigators noted that their research “was not exhaustive” and did not extend to other countries Zacharias frequented. They said they tried to balance the need for both “completeness with the need for expediency” and felt they uncovered “sufficient evidence” to conclude Zacharias engaged in sexual misconduct.
In response to the report, RZIM said it has hired victim-advocate Rachael Denhollander to consult with the board and also serve as a confidential liaison with survivors “to help guide the process of care, justice, and restitution.”
RZIM said it has also retained Guidepost Solutions “to conduct a thorough evaluation of RZIM, including its structures, culture, policies, processes, finances, and practices.”
The board did not announce any specific steps it will take regarding the ministry or its governance, but only that it is “seeking the Lord’s will regarding the future of this ministry. . . . We will be spending focused time praying and fasting as we discern how God is leading, and we will speak to this in the near future.”
This article has been updated.
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And I’ll bet there is even more to come.
Now it is time for Margie to repent and release Lori from the NDA. Every minute that goes by from this moment forward represents an increasingly higher and higher degree of her own insensitivity and refusal to repent.
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Why hasn’t the plug been pulled on RZIM?
His wife was a victim! What should she repent of? She was used along with the others and horribly betrayed.
She needs to repent of her refusal to release Lori from the NDA.
How? How can a person find the time and energy to talk to millions, vigorously pump out books while at the same time leading a secret life that was the antithesis of what he claimed. I loved his books and teaching and can’t square this Jeckle and Hyde. Was he mentally ill or brilliantly evil. He duped everyone!!!
I think enablers hide because they are afraid of the truth.
She needs to repent for being in on the family gig where everybody was sucking at the trough. She was pulling in over $150K as “VP & Chief Cultural Officer” – whatever the hell that means – lol!
How do you know that she was a victim???? She is unco-operatives by not releasing the non-disclosher. How come she never said anything when he professed to have doctrates and teaching quantum physics etc etc ??? She must have listened to his lies about his credentials.
That’s too funny Elicia ! Ravi’s wife was complicit in the murder of an unborn child under rz’s direction way back in 1973 in Canada when in wasn’t only murder but it also was illegal under Canadian law at the same time.
I would suggest that there would not be enough time left on earth for her to repent of ALL the ugly things she knew of or participated in or even possibly pretended she did not see. But I would venture to guess that she saw , knew , participated and enjoyed the lifestyle that she grew accustomed to , all the way up to today…… I certainly hope that she is not the Executrix …….. but life tells me that birds of a feather flock together ….. as well as victims being on the payroll of the , without a doubt , corrupt ( with foundations of murder and lying ) rzi ministries.
People here are calling for rzim to be shut down , if it is, you can bet they have been talking for months (probably years) on how to escape with the loot, booty , moolah. You can bet they are all very well set up but only in this life. What do you think Margy?
For you Dear Brad and Lori Ann,
Today I was looking at John 8:44 where Jesus is talking to the religious stars of the day and said ” Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of YOUR FATHER ye will do . HE WAS A MURDERER FROM THE BEGINNING and abode NOT IN THE TRUTH, because there is no truth in him………. ”
These Words are damning enough but then I saw vs 42 which says “Jesus saith unto them , IF GOD WERE YOUR FATHER , you would love me…. ” I immediately thought of you two , your family and many many many others that have been hurt and maimed and wounded and destroyed…… (the devil comes not but to steal, kill and destroy – steal your faith , kill your joy ( which is your strength ) and destroy our souls forever ) so……
I will say it now plainly ……
HEY RAVI , HEY MARGY AND EVERYONE LIKE YOU (you listening James and wife) IF GOD WAS YOUR FATHER YOU WOULD HAVE LOVED ME AND THOSE LIKE ME , YOU WOULD NOT OF USED ME ,ABUSED ME HURT ME MANY MANY TIMES AND THOSE AROUND ME , LIED TO ME ,LIED ABOUT ME , TRY TO SILENCE ME , STEAL FROM ME , STEAL MY LIVELYHOOD , STEAL PRECIOUS TIME WITH MY CHILDREN AND ON TOP OF ALL THAT , HURT ME PHYSICALLY, MENTALLY, EMOTIONALLY and SPIRITUALLY……..
I will now remember that Jesus Himself said “By their fruits you shall know them” and Ravi and Margy’s fruit (as someone else said here) is rancid and that 2 Corinthians 11:13-15 KJV says:
“For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. THEREFORE IT IS NO GREAT THING IF HIS MINISTERS ALSO BE TRANSFORMED AS THE MINISTERS OF RIGHTEOUSNESS ; whose end shall be according to their works.
It is NO GREAT THING partly because it is happening all the time and made known now by those like Julie.
Please please remember Dear Ones that if there is even .00000000000001 of a lie mixed in with the truth it is still a lie , it does not matter that somebody or thing has been “ministering” for almost 50 years . But but but look at all the GOOD…….. NO THANK YOU , I WANT TO EAT OF THE TREE OF LIFE not the tree of the KNOWLEDGE of good and evil. WHY ? because good and evil are all wrapped up in THE SAME TREE , the wrong tree….
CHOOSE LIFE !!
He that has ears to hear let him hear…………..
Ravi’s wife lets her husband buy two flats in Bangkok and let’s him travel alone there for writing purposes? Come on! Everyone who has traveled knows what Bangkok is about. Go walk down the street and you can see what goes on there. That would be like a Christian hanging out in Vegas. I doubt any believer wants to be spending oodles of time in either place. We would not feel comfortable. Gislaine Maxwell sent Virginia there for massage classes and to recruit girls for Epstein for crying out loud. I am sure the wife knew, or figured it out, and went along with it. A cabin in the woods is used for writing books not a flat in Bangkok. Let’s stop pretending that females are sugar and spice and everything nice. Females can be just as bad as men and sometimes worse because victims don’t suspect a female like a male.
I think ECFA needs to go through all their members and see how the boards are set up. Every board that is stacked with family members needs to get a letter that they have to change that or ECFA will drop them.The head of the organization should never be on the board either. Give them a few months to work it out and then hold them accountable. What good is this organization if they don’t provide some oversight? If they dont’ step up I am going to assume they are just covering up the cons. Boards should provide accountablility not be a part of a family business.
I also think someone needs to investigate if Ravi or his staff were involved in under aged girls or boys. Not only Ravi should be investigated but the whole bloody staff as well. Was anyone else involved in this? Where there underaged children as victims? This investigation has only begun in my opinion.
Agree completely with comments about ECFA. They have good standards, but unless they are willing to enforce the standards for ministries to maintain membership, they are more of a lapdog than watchdog.
Hopefully ECFA will evaluate ministries as Kay suggests.
These countries are notorious for trafficking minors. Just sayin.
If RZ or his family have OCI or NRI visa status in India they could possibly be transferring assets to that country. It might be worth keeping an eye on.
Agreed! We need to pray for her to be able to recover from this devestating situation. I would imagine she is so distraught she can’t think straight. The trauma of learning about her husband’s double live is immense.
This is so unbelievably sad, just heartbreaking.
The RZIM Board needs completely reorganized and family members in the organization need to be removed from positions of authority, paid positions, and any beneficial relationship with the non-profit.
“The desire to gain wealth and the fear to lose it are our chief breeders of cowardice and propagators of corruption.”
If Margie Zacharias is the Executrix of his estate, she has nothing left to lose by releasing the Thompsons from the NDA. Whoever this Executrix is, shame on her.
Page 8 of the report:
” The Thompsons would agree to speak with us only if they were fully released from the confidentiality obligations in the settlement agreement. The Executrix declined to release the confidentiality obligations in whole or in part for any reason.”
Can this nameless International Board of Directors put pressure on this Executrix to do the right thing?
This report is so damning – so many women were exploited, abused, and shamed into silence.
What is left for the Executrix to hold on to? Her refusal is a hollow power play to say no about the NDA and indicative of the sickness uncovered in this organization.
There has been a lifetime of abuse of power here.
This footnote stands out: Page 7:
“10 One of the massage therapists we interviewed told us that she had thought about coming forward earlier, but after seeing the “viciousness” with which Mr. Zacharias responded to Lori Anne Thompson, she was afraid of being the lone accuser.”
My stomach hurts. I’m speechless. Years of egregious, unrepentant sin. A life of lies. So many women abused and hurt and there are likely many more not included in this report. The complicity of others to cover it up. The investigation needs to turn to those who covered for him. Shut the doors of RZIM immediately. Stop accepting donations. All board members resign immediately. Pay out restitution to all victims. Leaders must speak loudly and clearly about this including those well known figures who heaped praises on him when he died. The church must not sit silently by on the sidelines. May God keep exposing works of darkness and may all those who were hurt find peace.
I agree with you Isaac. Everything related to RZ needs to be thrown on the dung heap where it all belongs. He is burning in Hell now and if his wife continues to cover up and not come clean then she and her children will follow him. We have to seperate from ALL evil because it’s influence sticks to us like mud.
How do you know if someone is burning in hell? Were the ancient Chinese who knew nothing of the gospels doomed to hell? Were Abrahams forefathers doomed to Hell? North American Churchianity can’t even come to consensus about divorce or marijuana, but you think you know when someone is burning in Hell? How many sin(s) does one require to commit to have one way ticket? Are you stuck forever? Do you simply end? Nothing I’ve said condones sins it acknowledges that you simply don’t know. If I author math text books and then it turns out I’m hitler in my personal life, do you throw out the helpful math lessons or content? It’s natural for me to toss his books, James McDonald’s, rob bells, bill Hybels, and the list goes on… but can I learn something from the content of Ecclesiastes or Psalms or Proverbs in spite of David and Solomons contributions of incalculable sins? Or should we stop reading Song of Songs as well like some used to censor?
Perhaps Ravi faked his suicide attempt and other testimonies but, for now, I choose to benefit from the content he compiled that changed my life while being reminded to never ever put a priest or a celebrity Christian on a pedestal. Maybe that’s partly what the reformation was about.
But David repented
Thank you! Seems as though we love to blame the family without knowing the facts. If Lori Ann- as a fully grown adult, was manipulated and victimized what makes us think those close to Ravi were all not manipulated in similar fashion? There were many who were deceived. Are we going to blame every single person who bought a book or donated funds? Not everyone is guilty by association! Lori Ann was manipulated into sending nude photos. She was not forced to! and there is a difference. She had a choice to upload and send. Should we judge her for this? No! Should we judge the entire family? No!
How do you know when someone is burning in hell?
It’s pretty clear in Scripture, Peter. “Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.” 1 Corinthians 6:9,10.
Agree…but they will not shut down. Having to go get normal day jobs would not support their lifestyles the same way their tax exempt family business does. The daughter that runs Wellspring, the humanitarian arm of RZIM (whatever the hell that is…) posted on social media and asked for prayers for RZIM. While I am very sorry for her pain (truly), the fact she didn’t solicit prayers for the victims says a lot. The response on RZIM’s social media sites is mind numbing. All the sheeple blaming the devil, human nature, RZIM, and doing all the ridiculously dumb King David comparisons leads me to believe that the organization/brand will actually continue to have support. Not sure what he would have to do for people to stop supporting and giving money. It’s unbelievable. Obviously the report is the tip of the iceberg… It’s like the average evangelical has a room temperature IQ or just lacks any level of discernment or something. It’s crazy town.
Julie Roys….continue to STAND. The retaliation and backlash spirits on your heels are confirmation that “You are doing the will of our Father” Who is to be glorified forever and ever, Amen. May God’s legions of Angels cover you, your family and possessions, in Christ Name I pray – by His Spirit, AMEN.
Backlash spirits? Um, where is that in the scriptures? Don’t make up stuff.
Also, Julie Roys is only reporting what’s been released from RZIM. There’s no insider information.
This isn’t a funny topic but I’m sorry this made me laugh. I don’t understand why people feel the need to add to scripture. I also was wondering what a retaliation and backlash spirit is.
“Investigators said they also asked the Executrix of Zacharias’s estate to cooperate with the investigation by granting them access to the attorney’s file, but the person declined:. Gotta think it’s either his wife or 1 of his 2 daughters, all 3 on RZIM org chart as VP, VP & CEO – making beaucoup bucks.
Chk out some of the titles on this Org Chart: “Travel Associate to the Founder (Ravi), Merchandising Manager, 7-10 Exec Assistance, etc” – WTF??
What does wtf mean?
What The Freak!
Something that a commenter on this site should not be using. “What in the world?” is the gist of it.
I agree, and something the monitors shouldn’t allow, just like they shouldn’t have allowed “what in the hell.” Let’s at least not lower ourselves to the world’s way of talking.
Sickening stuff. The man was a predatory monster. Lord have mercy. The real question now is how many others knew of and enabled his behavior. It’s rare for anyone to do this much damage for so long without people protecting them.
Sick. Michael Ramsden and the invisible board – go home and take a nap for few years. It is impossible for RZ to – overtake all the sex gurus and sadhus of India by a long shot – without most of you lying for decades. To decode an Indian’s wise schemes, you should find an Indian investigator.
RZ’s story should be told wherever the gospel is preached – beware !
Should I laugh or cry at these quotes?
“All pleasure comes with a price. With true pleasure, you pay the price before. With false pleasure, you pay the price after”
“Any pleasure that jeopardizes the sacred right of another is an illicit pleasure”
“Any pleasure that refreshes you without diminishing you, distracting you, or sidetracking you from the ultimate goal is a legitimate pleasure.”
I now understand RZ’s ultimate goal from his “legitimate” pleasures.
Ravi’s daughter and CEO said RZIM requested that the NDA be modified but the org there’s no authority over the estate that is owned by her mother & Ravi’s widow.
The estate also refused to allow Ravi’s personal attorneys handover evidence…
I think hell will probably freeze over before Margaret Zacharias releases the Thompsons from the NDA.
48 years of marriage – living with a liar, working in his toxic ministry.
So, she resigned, and may take her secrets to the grave. She is still listed as a board member on at least one international ministry.
Whether or not she knew about Ravi’s sexual proclivities is speculation on the public’s part unless she speaks up.
The board hasn’t identified themselves.
This Abdu Murray is a real piece of work. Christianity Today:
“…vice president Abdu Murray suggested enlisting a “rough” ex-cop to track down the accusers and uncover information the ministry could use to discredit them.”
RZIM leadership is toxic, complicate, unaccountable.
Who were these enablers like Abdu Murray?
I see the UK branch of RZIM has ‘left the building.’ Not only have they separated from the US parent group, they identified themselves in doing do..
My hope is Canada and Australia will be next.
Ya Abdu – What a piece of work! WWJD – lol
Margie Zacharias, like the wives of some other famous sexual predators/rapists (e.g. Bill Cosby, Jerry Sandusky), is still continuing RZ’s legacy of abuse by obstinately, shamefully, unconscionably standing by her repulsive man and not nullifying the NDA and not allowing the previous attorneys for RZ to hand over pertinent evidence, thus further cementing her own legacy as well if she does not publicly repent.
Other so-called leaders in RZIM that knew the evidence of RZ’s abuse years ago and helped cover it up should at least be barred from future leadership and ministry positions. Their gross failures allowed for ongoing abuse and horrible damage to people’s lives throughout RZ’s earthly existence and beyond.
I too believe there is more to come and probably from women outside of America. I join the voices for shutting down this ministry. Take the money and donate it to victims of sexual abuse or the victims from RZIM. This looks like a Christian swamp to me.
I will go farther and suggest that ECFA needs to be looked into. What exactly do they do to protect the public? What consequences do they enforce if organizations don’t follow best practices? They need to step up their game or they too should close down. Just my opinion. Someone needs to do a story on them.
Kay, there are articles on this site regarding ecfa and their previous leader , from what it looks like and feels like spiritually they are just another part of the Industrial Complex that masquerades as the North American church and has the appearance ONLY of providing safeguards in exchange for …….. wait for it …… MONEY ! What a surprise, NOT .
Time for every TRUE Believer to get a real HATE on for every lie , BS and deception . Just like the Heavenly Father HATES sin
The ECFA was never designed to protect the public. It was created to avert the threat that Congress was going to step in and tackle rising public concerns over the lack of financial accountability within the “philanthropic and religious sector” after a bunch of scandals in the late 1970s.
Thus the ECFA was created to keep the government off the backs of the evangelical churches and organizations. No doubt there was some good intent involved in terms of protecting the public, but that was never its primary concern as has long been illustrated by the fact they only ever take action after the fact.
If the board didn’t know, it’s because they didn’t want to know. Can you say “plausible deniability”?
Believe the lies and allow the abuse and rapes to continue. The board enabled Ravi.
If the dirty old git was exposed (more than in the massage room) the funding would have ended.
And that’s the name of that tune!
He often used to quote Malcom Muggeridge and used to narrate an incident about Muggeridge wading through waters in Calcutta to get closer to an unclothed woman , who he discovers on getting closer was a leper.
Found out he had tweeted about a certain
“The depravity of man is at once the most empirically verifiable reality but at same time the most intellectually resisted fact.”
Tweeted by Ravi Zacharias on March 5, 2016.
Maybe he was this Muggeridge all along
I wonder if that really is a Muggeridge quote. Did RZ ever list a source on this? Thanks
It had the smell of a rat from the moment he bought spa salons. He didn’t buy ice cream parlors.
Or fabric stores, or Hallmark card shops, or a coffee shop…family in denial
You know Robert Kraft would have avoided his legal troubles if he had hanged out with Ravi and gone to one of his massage places to get the happy ending.
Presented without comment:
“In a staff devotional meeting before Christmas, Margie Zacharias—Ravi’s widow and the chief culture officer at RZIM—assured everyone that the ministry’s donors are “letting us know loudly and clearly that they are still with us,” according to multiple people in attendance. She also used the opportunity to praise her husband for being a great example and “a man filled with the Spirit of God.””
Presented without comment:
“In a staff devotional meeting before Christmas, Margie Zacharias—Ravi’s widow and the chief culture officer at RZIM—assured everyone that the ministry’s donors are “letting us know loudly and clearly that they are still with us,” according to multiple people in attendance. She also used the opportunity to praise her husband for being a great example and “a man filled with the Spirit of God.”
He was filled with the spirit of something, that’s for sure. Can you be an enabler even after someone dies?
L. T. Jeyachandran, former executive director of the Asia-Pacific branch of RZIM from 2001 to 2012. “I don’t know if that can happen because of the cult of personality. The culture of RZIM is adulation and unquestioning loyalty. You praise Ravi all the time and never hold him accountable.”
Sounds like the Chief Culture Officer at RZIM failed miserably…
I loved Ravi, and admittedly I’m heart-broken over this sad information. Amazingly, Ravi had perhaps one of the greatest minds and intellectual ability in presenting the gospel and defending the historic Christian Faith, but apparently he was sorely lacking in the area of Sanctification and Sexual Purity. Ultimately, I know that God will judge Ravi, but I’m concerned about his Soul……as some would question the authenticity of his profession of Faith. Only God knows what will happen with Ravi.
He was intellectual and academic fraud from the beginning. A more erudite and scholarly version of Elmer Gantry with the same wandering eye.
Well, I never liked Ravi. Before reading an author, I always check on him. He would praise unworthy people as great teacher of the Bible, had always something good to say eventhough there was prove of the contrary (Joyce Meyer for ex.). Prov. 6 12-14 applys to him. His presentation were more about him, so clever. It came back to him, away from the Scriptures. (See his hands, small finger away from the other, sign of Osiris cult, also, his two fingers pointing to the public, serpant fangs (fanatic for Jesus, Billy Graham).
Though the report “did not find evidence that anyone within RZIM or on its board knew that Mr. Zacharias had engaged in sexual misconduct,”
I find it hard to believe that Sanj Kalra, an RZIM staff member and the constant travel companion of Ravi Zacharias ( by his own word he traveled with Zacharias for 250 days per year for 6 years) knew nothing.
Having searched the RZIM website tonight it appears they have purged most of the information previously on the site concerning Sanj.
“Purged” or wiping the files clean? Move & delete. Delete delete deleted. Ooops. Where did that go?
Here is a link to a recording I made of an RZIM podcast with Sanj Kalra telling the world how well he knew Ravi. This podcast was shortly after Ravi Zacharias had died.
I found this testimony about Sanj Kalra. It’s a powerful message of how Jesus saved his life. So, in this season, while we are skeptical about the evangelical machine, I hope all of us can remember that our Savior lives and His Grace is sufficient.
A good next step could be to hire this investigative firm to investigate the other leaders of RZIM: what did they know and when did they know it? Interviews with most employees; review THEIR smartphones; review their personal expenses; provide a hotline for others to report abuse by them. And investigate the unnamed and secretive members of the Board of RZIM. Also, investigate the major donors to RZIM. FULL TRANSPARENCY.
Good idea but it’s RZIM is the group that hired the investigative firm so doubtful they will agree to having themselves investigated.
I think you need to read this.
While PR is a difficult job in an imploding ministry – I think Ruth Malhotra has been very poorly served.
She is hardly a flack.
You are mentioned in her letter to the board.
I don’t know who leaked it to David French – but I think it’s important someone did.
Perhaps you might want grab it before it disappears.
My response to Ruth’s letter: https://julieroys.com/rzim-spokespersons-letter-spiritually-abusive-leadership-protecting-ravi-brand/
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