I understand the dilemma of the faithful because I was born into a pentecostal/evangelical family where this type of thing was also going on. Only difference is, the religious leader that raped and tortured me was my literal "father," and he used the cloak of the church and Christian teachings to protect himself and continue his pedophilia.

For the greater part of my life, my faith that God would some day..some time..some how...some way.. show up and rescue me was my only reason to keep trying to merely exist each day.