Beth Moore on leaving her Southern Baptist church : Up First For almost three decades, Beth Moore was a committed evangelical Southern Baptist. She was also a superstar in the Southern Baptist Denomination. Moore shared her love of Jesus and the Bible with millions of evangelical women at Bible study gatherings across the country, events that often drew stadium-sized crowds. But when the infamous Donald Trump Access Hollywood tape surfaced, Moore was stunned. She's a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and felt Trump's comments bordered on criminality. When the Southern Baptist Denomination said nothing and continued to support Trump, Moore made the decision to walk away from the Church.

Today on The Sunday Story our new host, Ayesha Rascoe, talks to Moore about her faith and childhood and why she felt it was time to share her experiences in a new memoir, All My Knotted Up Life.

The Sunday Story: An evangelical superstar left her church but kept her faith

The Sunday Story: An evangelical superstar left her church but kept her faith

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Beth Moore
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For almost three decades, Beth Moore was a committed evangelical Southern Baptist. She was also a superstar in the Southern Baptist Denomination. Moore shared her love of Jesus and the Bible with millions of evangelical women at Bible study gatherings across the country, events that often drew stadium-sized crowds. But when the infamous Donald Trump Access Hollywood tape surfaced, Moore was stunned. She's a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and felt Trump's comments bordered on criminality. When the Southern Baptist Denomination said nothing, and continued to support Trump, Moore made the decision to walk away from the Church.

Today on The Sunday Story our new host, Ayesha Rascoe, talks to Moore about her faith and childhood and why she felt it was time to share her experiences in a new memoir, All My Knotted Up Life.


This episode was produced by Andrew Mambo and Henry Hodde, with engineering support from Neil Tevault. It was edited by Jennifer Schmidt.

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