Task force looking into claims that Baptist leaders mishandled abuse allegations
Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President Ed Litton has appointed a seven-member task force to look into accusations the denomination’s Executive Committee mishandled allegations of abuse.
As Southern Baptists opened their annual meeting, the debates that have rocked the nation’s largest Protestant denomination in recent months almost immediately became part of the business on the crowded convention floor.
As the delegates to the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting gathered on Monday (June 14) in Nashville, Tennessee, for the next day’s opening gavel, the denomination’s Executive Committee rejected a request to broaden an inquiry ...
Two Southern Baptist pastors will seek an investigation into allegations that the highest echelons of the Southern Baptist Convention mishandled several sex abuse claims and bullied sex abuse victims.
Instead of reporting she had been abused, Nashville-based Baptist Press, which is overseen by the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee, reported in March 2019 that Lyell, then a vice president at Lifeway Christian Resources, had ...
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Union University is standing by its decision to rescind a student’s admission into their graduate-level nursing program after discovering he was involved in a same-sex relationship and in violation of its values statement, according to ...
A prominent Southern Baptist church led by a former denominational president is the subject of a lawsuit that highlights how ignoring “red flags” of manipulative behavior could lead to sexual abuse.