Higher Education | Financial errors, insider dealings, and theological concerns force a change at an evangelical powerhouse
by Paul Butler & Marvin Olasky
Posted 1/17/18, 11:20 pm
The story sounds like something out of a movie.
In 2017, a talk show host on the Moody Radio Network blows the whistle on the leadership of one of American evangelicalism’s flagship institutions, the Moody Bible Institute (MBI). On Jan. 9, 2018, she escalates the pressure with a hard-hitting headline on her blog: “A Luxury Suite, Questionable Loan to Officer, & Gambling: The Disturbing Truth About Leadership at MBI.” Moody within hours fires her and sends a man to her house to seize her laptop—but she is on her way to Mexico, with the computer.