JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (ABP) -- An African-American preacher once popular in preaching circuits of the Southern Baptist Convention completed his three-year prison sentence for sex crimes with two girls in his congregation Dec. 28 and is now a registered sex offender on probation in Jacksonville, Fla.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (ABP) -- The last of 10 Americans detained while trying to take 33 children out of Haiti following the Jan. 12 earthquake was released May 17 after a judge found her guilty and sentenced her to time already served in jail.
Word&Way has been dismissed from Missouri Baptist Convention litigation that has stretched over nearly eight years.
The convention, through its attorneys, filed a document in Cole County Circuit Court on April 23 voluntarily releasing the news journal from all claims against it.
One word changed Darryl Burton’s life. “Guilty.” Before the word fully registered, Burton was being escorted to the Jefferson City Correctional Center where he spent 24 years studying the law and trying to prove his innocence. “I was one step from death row, I like
Jefferson City — Individuals who wish to challenge any church's standing with the Missouri Baptist Convention must formally request a review. The request must be made on a form the MBC credentials committee has developed.The form, supplied to Word&Way by several sources, requires the individual