Claiming “false allegations” had ruined his life, former Southern Baptist Convention President Johnny Hunt returned to the pulpit Sunday (Jan. 15), eight months after allegations that he had sexually assaulted another pastor’s wife became public.
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ust weeks ago, 487 United Methodist churches were approved for disaffiliation from the denomination, bringing the total of ratified exits to 1,314. Hundreds more have already voted to exit and are awaiting final approval.
Last month, police arrested a Montana pastor on sexual abuse charges that allegedly occurred on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation near Lame Deer.
Months after a lawsuit against leaders of McLean Bible Church was dismissed, the Washington, D.C.-area megachurch is facing more allegations—again brought by members.
Bart Barber, the sitting president of the Southern Baptist Convention, said he would permanently ‘defrock’ Johnny Hunt if I had the authority to do so.
Disgraced former Southern Baptist Convention President Johnny Hunt plans a return to ministry after completing a restoration process overseen by four pastors, according to a video released last week.
A former seminary professor and missionary who admitted sexual misconduct has sued a group of Southern Baptist Convention leaders and entities, claiming they conspired with an abuse survivor to ruin his reputation.
On Tuesday, members of the sexual abuse task force appointed by the Tennessee Baptist Convention pushed for churches across the state to adopt a series of recommendations to prevent sexual abuse.
An Oklahoma Baptist church volunteer and middle school principal has been arrested and charged with fondling a male student in his school office.
A pastor at a church near Birmingham, Alabama, has been charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a 7-year-old child.