Wednesday, 02 July 2014 14:55

Seminary cuts ties with embattled SGM

A spokesman for Southern Baptist Theological Seminary confirmed that the school is ending a formal partnership with Sovereign Grace Ministries, accused in criminal and civil courts of mishandling reports of sexual abuse.

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Victims of child sex abuse and their supporters canvassed the SBC annual meeting with fliers asking Baptist officials to “take child sex abuse cases more seriously.”

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A criminal trial has renewed interest in a civil lawsuit pending appeal alleging a massive cover-up of sexual abuse in a ministry with ties to high-profile Southern Baptists.

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A civil lawsuit alleging what is called the largest evangelical abuse cover-up so far is stalled over a statute of limitations, but a criminal trial this week is bringing attention to alleged victims.

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 11:37

Dismissed abuse lawsuit headed for appeal

Alleged victims in what has been called the biggest evangelical abuse cover-up to date will get a day in court seeking to overturn a lower court’s ruling that they had to file their lawsuit within three years of turning 18.

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Tuesday, 19 November 2013 11:51

Mahaney, Mohler share speaker platform

An evangelical leader under scrutiny for unproven allegations of covering up sexual abuse compared a Southern Baptist seminary president to a modern-day Jonathan Edwards.

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013 13:53

Calvinist preacher dropped from program

The name of an evangelical preacher linked to an alleged cover-up of child sexual abuse has been dropped from a list of speakers at an upcoming conference at an SBC seminary.

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Friday, 11 October 2013 12:14

Blogger: SBC leaders ignoring abuse decree

Georgia pastor Peter Lumpkins says SBC agency heads “cannot and should not” align with individuals or organizations in ways that harm the reputation of all Southern Baptists.

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Wednesday, 09 October 2013 15:07

C.J. Mahaney returning to SEBTS

A preacher tainted by unproven allegations of covering up sexual abuse is returning to a Southern Baptist seminary campus after a convention resolution urged “discernment” about identifying with individuals perceived as being soft on pedophiles.

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Tuesday, 06 August 2013 14:44

Ministry leaders blast whistleblower

Brent Detwiler, a critic of Sovereign Grace Ministries and founder C.J. Mahaney, plans to respond Friday to a public statement accusing him of slander.

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