The abuse allegations at Penn State seem unthinkable—revered assistant coach and prominent community activist Jerry Sandusky preying on eight children. But such abuses of trust play out across the country over and over again.
The economic crisis in the U.S. has had an effect on Baptist institutions in Missouri, including lesser levels of donor income. But they are weathering challenging
Jefferson City – Ongoing litigation between the Missouri Baptist Convention and five formerly affiliated entities has been placed in the hands of Cole County Circuit Court Judge Richard Callahan. Judge Thomas Brown had heard most of the case since the MBC filed the
Word&Way, Missouri Baptist University and the Missouri Baptist Foundation came away winners in the 2006 Wilmer C. Fields Awards Competition on April 22.The awards were presented during the Baptist Communicators Association's annual workshop.Word&Way also earned two awards in the Associated Church Press competition.Word&Way garnered two
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way News WriterCalling an appellate ruling "a dangerous and confusing precedent," five Missouri Baptist entities are seeking a Missouri Supreme Court review. In an order issued on Aug. 2, the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District turned down a motion
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way News WriterA reversal of one part of a decision rendered in Cole County Circuit Court may return the Missouri Baptist Conventionâs case against five related agencies to that court for resolution. In a preliminary opinion issued May 31, the Missouri Appeals
Editor's Note: This is the fifth article in a seven-part series examining issues surrounding the current legal battle between the Missouri Baptist Convention and five related entities. This story examines monetary issues. For the past three years, the combined resources of the Missouri Baptist