A state appeals court in Texas ruled last week that a sexual abuse lawsuit could go forward against Paul Pressler, a former judge and influential Southern Baptist who helped lead a rightward shift in the denomination in the 1980s and 1990s.
Nearly two out of three American adults believe businesses and organizations should be required to provide birth-control coverage in their employee health-care plans, even if it violates the employer’s religious beliefs, according to a recent survey by LifeWay Research.
KANSAS CITY — A three-member panel of the Western District Court of Appeals has upheld a Cole County Circuit Court decision in favor of Windermere Baptist Conference Center’s right to amend its articles of incorporation in 2001 without the approval of the Missouri Baptist Convention.
By Vicki Brown Word&Way Correspondent JEFFERSON CITY — Windermere Baptist Conference Center acted legally when it changed its articles of incorporation, Cole County Circuit Court Judge Richard Callahan ruled in a 43-page order issued March 4. The ruling was
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way Associate EditorJefferson City — Windermere Baptist Conference Center has been cleared of a contempt of court charge stemming from timber cutting near its facilities.On July 14, Cole County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Brown overruled a motion by the Missouri Baptist Convention
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor One of the measures on the Aug. 3 ballot in Missouri appears to be running neck-and-neck between supporters and opponents -- the proposal to bring a casino to the southeast Missouri town of Rockaway Beach. A massive television ad blitz