Wednesday, 09 July 2014 13:08

Former assistant pastor charged with abuse

Sharon Heights Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., terminated a staff pastor immediately after learning of his arrest last month on molestation charges.

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The arrest of a former youth pastor at a Southern Baptist church in Alabama has one of the alleged victims pointing a finger at his former pastor.

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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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A seminary president says Southern Baptists have faced a learning curve about how to properly handle the reporting of child 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 victims’ support group wants the Southern Baptist Convention to reopen a study of the denomination’s methods of handling alleged clergy sex abuse, this time with help from an independent investigation.

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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.

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Tuesday, 27 May 2014 13:44

SBC leader enters Twitter fray

An Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission official says bloggers piling on an evangelical leader accused of covering up abuse are missing the mark.

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SBC Executive Committee head Frank Page turned down a request that he apologize for 7-year-old remarks criticizing groups advocating on behalf of victims of clergy sex abuse.

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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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