A Southern Baptist music minister in Kentucky faces federal charges stemming from alleged sexual exploitation of a 10-year-old girl.

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An advocacy group says leaders with questionable policies on handling sex abuse should be corrected, not honored.

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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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A new lawsuit alleging widespread child abuse and cover-up involving Sovereign Grace Ministries is expected to be filed soon in Virginia.

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A lawsuit filed Oct. 1 says a prominent Southern Baptist megachurch is responsible for harm done by a former youth minister now in prison for sexual abuse of a child.

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We turn to the most important texts for the LGBT issue — Genesis 1-2, Matthew 19, Romans 1 — and the most significant theological issue: God’s design for sexuality in creation.

A rewriting of the substance of Tuesday's column on the interpretation of 1 Corinthians 6:9 and 1 Timothy 1:10, with gratitude to readers for helpful feedback.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 09:22

Former youth minister faces abuse charges

Kyle Adcock, former youth minister at Woodward Avenue Baptist Church in Muscle Shoals, Ala., appeared in court Friday to face multiple charges of sexual abuse of minor.

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 12:41

Church seeks dismissal in abuse lawsuit

A Southern Baptist church in Alabama says it cannot be held legally responsible for actions by a former employee that could not have been foreseen.

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An interpretation of the Sodom (and Gibeah) stories, so fatefully destructive in forming historic Christian attitudes on the LGBT issue. 

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