Grant Gaines, pastor of Belle Aire Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, Tenn., presented a motion calling for a task force to oversee a third-party investigation into allegations of mishandling abuse claims at the SBC Executive Committee. (Baptist Press photo/Karen McCutcheon) By Roger Alford NASHVILLE – A task force will be set up to oversee an independent […]
By Diana Chandler NASHVILLE (BP) – Churches who chartered or have ever hosted a Boy Scouts of America (BSA) troop should seek legal counsel now in case they are named in future sex abuse claims against the BSA, a Southern Baptist legal representative told Baptist Press. The BSA filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy and reorganization in […]
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Parents of a girl who was sexually abused by a former pt employee of Bellevue Church are suing.
“Hopefully we can always unite with what we’re really all about.”
By Ann LovallRICHMOND, Va. (BP) — The International Mission Board (IMB) has selected Somer Nowak to fill the newly created position of prevention and response administrator for the 175-year-old entity. In this role, Nowak will oversee and manage prevention and response efforts for child abuse (physical and sexual), sexual harassment (including sexual assault), and domestic […]
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FORT WORTH (BP) — Southwestern Seminary provost Randy Stinson has issued a statement affirming the seminary’s commitment to biblical sexuality in response to former professor Robert Lopez’s claims he was dismissed from Southwestern for “his position on same-sex relationships and his advocacy for victims of same-sex abuse.” Lopez stated through a public relations firm that […]
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“It’s not a one-size-fits-all recovery process.”