A week after the arrest of a trusted financial secretary on charges of theft, an Alabama Baptist church is being slapped with a lawsuit claiming negligent hiring and supervision of a convicted child molester.

Published in Congregations

A lawsuit filed in Tennessee claims a Baptist church in the state was negligent in allowing a man with a history of complaints about sexual misconduct to volunteer at Vacation Bible School.

Published in Congregations
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 18:49

Windermere lawsuit comes to an end

The Missouri Baptist Convention has exhausted legal efforts to reclaim a Baptist camp that voted in 2001 to begin electing its own trustees.

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 15 May 2014 16:12

Ex-Muslim preacher loses copyright claim

A federal judge in Virginia has ruled that a blogger’s posting of videos of a disputed “ex-Muslim” testimony constitutes fair use under the Copyright Act.

Published in People

A 9-year-old lawsuit alleging violations of academic freedom at a Baptist school has ended with a decision that secular courts cannot decide which side is right in a dispute involving church doctrine.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 21 April 2014 18:15

Judge says use of Caner video fair

A blogger has reposted video of a famous “ex-Muslim” testimony that critics claim is exaggerated.

Published in Media and Arts
Friday, 28 March 2014 16:34

Missouri Baptists lose Windermere appeal

The Missouri Court of Appeals has denied the Missouri Baptist Convention’s bid for a jury trial to determine the legal ownership of Windermere Baptist Conference Center.

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A police officer cleared of criminal wrongdoing in 2009 has been found liable in a civil lawsuit for the wrongful death of a Southern Baptist preacher he mistook for a criminal.

Published in People
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 16:33

Trial underway in lawsuit over slain pastor

The widow of a Southern Baptist pastor killed in a botched drug investigation in 2009 is seeking compensation for his wrongful death in a trial this week in Gainesville, Ga.

Published in People
Monday, 03 February 2014 18:16

Mediation of Missouri Baptist lawsuits fails

Missouri Baptist officials say they are heading back to court after attempted mediation called for by their insurance carrier failed to end lawsuits against former convention entities filed in 2002.

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