A contractor filed a mechanic’s lien on March 10 against the Executive Board of the Missouri Baptist Convention for more than $319,000 in unpaid construction bills for work to the Baptist Student Union near Missouri State University in Springfield.
In this issue of A Public Witness, we roll up our sleeves to examine prominent Christian leaders challenging vaccination mandates. And we warn of the danger of an underlying spiritual-but-not-religious individualism infecting our society.
Lawyers for Georgia pastor Mike Stone filed a complaint Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee accusing former Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore of defamation, false light invasion of privacy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
Marybeth Davis Baggett, a former English professor at Liberty University and two-time alumna of the school, urges the school’s leadership to own the roles they played in propagating and perpetuating the sin they now condemn with impunity and suffocating sanctimony.
Editor Brian Kaylor looks at the recent litigation filed by LifeWay Christian Resources and asks how they could have decided to take such an action. The sad case is yet another example of Christians hurting our witness with lawsuits.
LifeWay Christian Resources and Thom Rainer have agreed to settlement terms in a breach of contract lawsuit between the SBC entity and its former CEO. This ends the legal action filed recently by LifeWay.
LifeWay Christian Resources has decided not to proceed with a breach of contract lawsuit against the SBC entity’s former president Thom Rainer, but will instead seek to resolve the dispute without litigation.
Televangelist Jim Bakker hopes to thwart attempts by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge to obtain personal information of his congregation members as part of a consumer-protection investigation into his promotion of a liquid solution to cure the COVID-19 infection.