Mediation between the Missouri Baptist Convention and four formerly affiliated agencies has ended without a resolution. The primary issue — who would control those organizations — could not be settled.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Although they continue to disagree on a solution, representatives of the Missouri Baptist Convention and four formerly affiliated agencies have agreed to continue to talk about an end to litigation, now in its 12th year.
Baptist missionary-sending agencies currently do not actively seek missionaries from other countries to minister to unreached or least-reached people groups in the United States, nor are they likely to do so.
In a single sentence, the Missouri Court of Appeals turned down a motion for a rehearing in the continuing legal struggle between the Missouri Baptist Convention and five related institutions.The order, issued on Aug. 2, overruled the motion for a rehearing and denied the agencies'
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way News WriterJefferson City -- Cole County Circuit Court Judge Richard Callahan may consider seven motions at a hearing April 5 in the second legal action the Missouri Baptist Convention has filed against five of its related agencies.The hearing is set for
As groups from around the world continue to minister to survivors of the Dec. 26 South Asian tsunami disaster, Missouri Baptists have several avenues to help.The death toll has risen to more than 150,000 since an earthquake triggered the giant wave that hit much of