Monday, 06 January 2014 11:50

Interim pastor supports arrested minister

“I tend to believe that he’s innocent,” the interim pastor of First Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., said of Richard Shahan, a former associate pastor charged with killing his wife.

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Friday, 03 January 2014 11:16

Attorney: Minister wasn’t trying to flee

An Alabama Baptist minister didn’t know he was charged with murdering his wife before Homeland Security nabbed him trying to leave the United States, his attorney says.

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Thursday, 02 January 2014 19:06

Baptist minister arrested in wife’s murder

Homeland Security officials nabbed murder suspect Richard Shahan trying to leave the country at an airport in Nashville, Tenn., on Jan. 1.

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Monday, 16 December 2013 13:13

Minister held in wife’s death leaving U.S.

Richard Shahan, whose wife, Karen, was found slain in their Alabama home in July, plans to serve three years as a missionary in Germany.

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Charles Carter, the interim pastor at First Baptist Church in Birmingham, preaches that it is not un-Christian to harbor doubts after the brutal murder of the associate pastor's wife and his subsequent two-day detention and questioning by police. 

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Friday, 09 August 2013 12:02

Minister in custody in Ala. murder

Richard Shahan, pastor to children and families at First Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., is being held without charges in the July 23 murder of his wife.

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