No one ever wants to talk about abuse — as it exposes the darkest parts of the human heart — let alone abuse that happened decades ago. Forgetting, though, ensures that the voices of survivors will be papered over by the louder, more consistent voices
Groups that advocate for the survivors of clergy sexual abuse called on Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt to investigate clergy in the Missouri Baptist Convention for sexual abuse or misconduct — as he already has done with the Catholic Church.
Leaders of the Missouri Baptist Convention defended a pastor accused by police of not properly handling a case of a staff member sexually abusing boys. However, they did not address the key allegation, and they misrepresented the nature of the claims.
The Missouri Baptist Convention in December regained control of the property and facilities of Windermere Baptist Conference Center in Roach, Missouri, after nearly 20 years of fighting for the campground. However, in its announcement of the purchase through a newly-formed shell company, the MBC lied
Jefferson City — Attorneys for Word&Way have acted to halt Missouri Baptist Convention interference in the newsjournal's business affairs.
On Oct. 24, MBC Executive Board members told MBC executive director David Clippard to contact three agencies that have advertised in Word&Way. They directed him to encourage LifeWay Christian Resources, GuideStone Financial
Throughout much of the book of Judges a consistent pattern emerges: the Israelites disobey God, find themselves oppressed for many years, a judge arises to bring peace for a few decades, and then they start the cycle all over.
As the Missouri Baptist Convention met for its annual meeting in Branson, Missouri,messengers were met with anonymous attack filers, public airing of disagreements in convention speeches, and implicit legal threats, continuing a nearly-yearlong controversy regarding a professor fired by Southwest Baptist University.
As the Missouri Baptist Convention’s annual meeting starts today (Oct. 28), leaders are at odds with a Baptist school in the state, with . While the MBC demands Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, adopt changes to its governance documents, the two groups are disagreeing
Southern Baptists in Missouri will gather in Branson at the Branson Convention Center Oct. 28-29 for their 185th annual meeting at the Branson Convention Center for reports, business, meetings, and worship.
On Mar. 13, more than 16 years in Missouri Baptist litigation came to an end. But if we rejoice in our “victories,” we miss the point that we all lost as we hurt the cause of Christ.