The Missouri Baptist Convention has received $5 million in partial settlement of a trial court’s judgment against the Missouri Baptist Foundation, despite the fact that the decision is under appeal.

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A Missouri Baptist Convention resolution opposes same-sex marriage as a matter of religious conviction, while voicing compassion for individuals who are attracted to members of the same sex.

Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 09 October 2014 14:39

Baptist editor blasts gay-marriage ruling

A Baptist newspaper editorial challenged Southern Baptists in Missouri to insist the state’s attorney general “do his job” by appealing a favorable ruling on same-sex marriage by a Kansas City judge.

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A Thursday press conference asked the public for help in the search for the wife of a conservative lobbyist missing from the family’s farm for more than a week.

Published in People
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 14:49

Windermere lawsuit comes to an end

The Missouri Baptist Convention has exhausted legal efforts to reclaim a Baptist camp that voted in 2001 to begin electing its own trustees.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 27 May 2014 14:19

Baptist editor blasts same-sex divorce

A Baptist official suing the state of Missouri for allowing same-sex couples to file joint tax returns says judges lack authority to dissolve an illegal marriage.

Published in Politics
Friday, 28 March 2014 12:34

Missouri Baptists lose Windermere appeal

The Missouri Court of Appeals has denied the Missouri Baptist Convention’s bid for a jury trial to determine the legal ownership of Windermere Baptist Conference Center.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 03 February 2014 13:16

Mediation of Missouri Baptist lawsuits fails

Missouri Baptist officials say they are heading back to court after attempted mediation called for by their insurance carrier failed to end lawsuits against former convention entities filed in 2002.

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Thursday, 09 January 2014 12:17

Mo. Baptists sue state over gay marriage order

Four Missouri taxpayers including the editor of the Baptist state newspaper say Gov. Jay Nixon violated the state’s constitution with an executive order allowing same-sex couples legally married in another state to file joint tax returns.

Published in Politics
Monday, 28 October 2013 12:17

Windermere sues Mo. Baptist Convention

After defending itself against litigation for a dozen years, a Baptist conference center filed a lawsuit Friday accusing the state convention’s lawyer and newspaper of interfering in its business affairs.

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