On Monday afternoon (June 27), Fellowship Baptist Church (FBC) of Sidney, Montana, released a statement disclosing their pastor Jordan “JD” Hall disqualified himself from pastoral ministry due to a dependency on the prescription Xanax.
Southern Baptists Change Direction on Sexual Abuse after Years of Delay
Bart Barber, the longtime pastor of a small Texas church and a frequent leader of prominent Southern Baptist committees, has been elected the next president of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. Barber, 52, received 61% ...
For three minutes last summer, a call to investigate how Southern Baptist leaders have dealt with sexual abuse was dead in the water. Then a little-known denominational bylaw and a pastor from Indiana saved it.
For decades, a handful of leaders in the nation’s largest Protestant denomination treated sexual abuse survivors as enemies of the church, denied responsibility for the actions of local churches, and downplayed the number of sexual ...
Saying he wants to spend his time focusing on racial reconciliation, Southern Baptist Convention President Ed Litton announced via video Tuesday (March 1) he would not seek a second term in office.
Since 2018, the Southern Baptist Convention has lost a series of high-profile leaders whose tenures ended due to controversy or misconduct.
A Brief Guide to Southern Baptist Meltdown over Sexual Abuse
J.D. Greear’s Legacy as Southern Baptist President: Grappling with Abuse, Pushing Diversity
A Georgia pastor has identified up to 13 boys he says were sexually abused by a Southern Baptist minister whom top leaders of the denomination in effect cleared two years ago when they declined to ...