The arrest of a youth minister has a Southern Baptist church in Louisiana reviewing policies previously assumed adequate to protect children from sexual abuse.

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A former student at a Baptist school in Tennessee will stand trial May 12-14 in the county where he is charged with murder, a judge ruled Feb. 9.

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Richard Shahan, former children and families pastor at First Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., has entered a not guilty plea in the murder of his wife, Karen, in 2013.

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Tuesday, 06 January 2015 11:12

Baptist pastor charged with abuse

New York State Police accuse the pastor of a small American Baptist church of sexually abusing a child in 2008.

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Wednesday, 31 December 2014 11:06

Trial postponed for accused Baptist preacher

A Missouri pastor whose former church drew media attention for supporting him despite charges of child sex abuse may finally get his day in court.

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Thursday, 11 December 2014 12:10

Youth pastor charged with child abuse

A former youth pastor at First Baptist Church on Park Street in Charlottesville, Va., faces charges of taking indecent liberties with a child.

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Details emerged over the weekend about a triple murder at a Southern Baptist church in Florida.

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One lost its pastor, another is consoling a pastor whose daughter is now a widow and a third has family connections to the murder suspect.

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Nine months after 21-year-old Olivia Greenlee was found dead in a parked car on the campus of a school affiliated with the Tennessee Baptist Convention, her fiancée has been formally charged with her murder.

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Monday, 20 October 2014 12:01

Youth minister charged with sexual abuse

Texas youth minister Derek Hutter is under arrest for an alleged inappropriate 10-month relationship with a minor he met through his church.

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