Friday, 28 February 2014 15:28

Facebook helps police nab Baptist preacher

Police in Kentucky say social media helped identify a man accused of indecent exposure as a Southern Baptist pastor who was shopping with his 7-year-old son.

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Wednesday, 26 February 2014 20:19

Youth minister charged with indecency

Adam Epperson, minister of students at Raymond Road Baptist Church in Jackson, Miss., for 11 years, was arrested Feb. 11 on a single charge of gratification of lust.

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Tuesday, 25 February 2014 19:06

Bob Jones allows abuse probe to proceed

Bob Jones University announced today that it has reached agreement with GRACE to complete the independent review of the university’s response to sexual and other abuse.

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Joseph Todd Neill, former youth pastor at a Baptist church in Shelbyville, Tenn., was originally arrested on moral charges involving a 17-year-old girl. During investigation, police reportedly found child pornography on his cell phone, leading to federal charges.

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Jeff Eddie, longtime associate pastor for children and church administration at Highland Park Baptist Church in Muscle Shoals, Ala., faces multiple charges of sexually abusing a child.

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Joshua Earls’ younger brother also faces felony charges alleging sexual misconduct with youth at Arapaho Baptist Church in Garland, Texas.

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Wednesday, 12 February 2014 14:59

SNAP asks Baptists not to appeal abuse verdict

The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests is asking the Florida Baptist Convention to reconsider its decision to appeal a recent and unprecedented multi-million dollar verdict in a child molestation case.

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Friday, 07 February 2014 16:35

Bob Jones University halts abuse probe

Bob Jones University has ended its contract with GRACE, an independent ombudsman hired to review the institution’s handling of sexual abuse.

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Thursday, 06 February 2014 19:55

Children’s minister charged with abuse

Jeffrey Dale Eddie, longtime children’s minister at Highland Park Baptist Church in Muscle Shoals, Ala., is charged with multiple sex crimes against children placed in his care.

Published in People
Thursday, 06 February 2014 15:41

Peeping preacher’s prison sentence stands

A judge has refused to shorten prison time for a popular youth evangelist convicted of planting hidden cameras to spy on women he knew while they used bathrooms at private homes in Arkansas and Mississippi.

Published in People
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