A New Hampshire church is working through the tragic loss of one of its ministry leaders after he reportedly took his own life on Thursday (Dec. 7), following sexual abuse allegations being investigated against him.
“Today, we had a second zoom Executive Committee meeting in the span of two weeks, which is indicative of the commitment of your EC trustees to fulfill their responsibilities on behalf of the SBC.” —EC chair Philip Robertson
“This is my doing. I approved it. I take full responsibility for the SBC’s having joined this brief,” said SBC President Bart Barber about the hotly contested amicus brief related to a sexual abuse case in Kentucky.
Jurors in Waco’s U.S. District Court found Baylor University was negligent in handling reports of sexual violence involving a former Bears football player and found the university violated Title IX policies.
If Texas Death Row inmate William Keith Speer is executed as scheduled Oct. 26, two men whose lives have been transformed by God will be present — one on the death chamber gurney and one in the adjacent viewing area.
Given the secrecy and shame surrounding pornography usage, researchers offer widely divergent statistics about its prevalence in the church. But few question the reality of the problem — both in the pews and in the pulpits.