By Bob Smietana NASHVILLE (RNS) — A Kentucky church has announced plans to investigate allegations of sexual abuse by Dove Award-winning Christian musician and songwriter Chris Rice. Tates Creek Presbyterian Church in Lexington, Kentucky, said that Rice, whose songs include “Untitled Hymn (Come to Jesus)” and “Deep Enough to Dream,” had been a guest musician […]
RICHMOND, Va. (BP) — The International Mission Board (IMB) has issued a statement which it says clarifies and corrects previous statements made by the IMB that appeared in articles published in July 2018 in Baptist Press. The articles, published July 16, 2018, and July 18, 2018, concerned sexual crimes committed by former IMB missionary Mark Aderholt against […]
Criminal charges have been dropped against a former associate children’s minister at The Village Church, a Dallas-area evangelical megachurch.
… “it appears the plaintiff does not understand the relationship between the Arkansas Baptist State Convention and the local church and pastor.”
Tonne was charged in January with indecent contact with a child.
“I think this helps raise the awareness and really to say we’re not going to bury our heads in the sand anymore.”
“In my best moments I gravitate to broken people, like myself.”
“Crime is crime and needs to be dealt with like crime.”
Every day, we make choices and our choices eventually make us.