Paul Brooks, longtime pastor of First Baptist Church, Raytown, has resigned after admitting moral failure. He stepped down July 7.
Messengers will gather at First Baptist Church of Raytown on Oct. 26-28 and they'll have a full agenda. Some of it will be celebratory and -- if conversations around the state are any indication -- parts may certainly be contentious. As such, it might be
Independence -- A former church intern has filed a civil lawsuit against First Baptist Church, Raytown, its pastor and a former singles' minister, claiming sexual assault.The case, filed in the Independence office of the 16th Judicial Circuit Court, Jackson County, on June 28, lists six