Leaders of a Tennessee Baptist association are doubling down in defense of an action being portrayed in secular media and on liberal blogs as an attempt to take away a black church’s property.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 13:44

Church booted for calling female pastor

Already voted out of the Lawrence County Association of Baptists, Greater Tabernacle Baptist Church in Tennessee now risks losing its property unless it reverses its decision to call a woman as pastor.

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An early morning fire at a Baptist student center in Lebanon, Tenn., displaced two students living in an upstairs apartment. The building, owned by the local Baptist association, is a total loss.

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Thursday, 17 October 2013 12:05

Former assn. secretary sentenced for theft

An Alabama women must repay $117,000 she stole from a Baptist association and serve 12 months in a work-release alternative to prison.

Published in People
Thursday, 29 August 2013 11:25

Woman admits to embezzling church funds

A woman charged with stealing $130,000 from a Baptist association reportedly told police “the devil made her do it.”

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Wednesday, 20 March 2013 09:02

Baptist group keeps gay-friendly church

By a close margin, the Richmond Baptist Association voted to retain the membership of a church which ordained a gay man to the ministry last fall.

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Tuesday, 05 March 2013 13:01

Assn. may retain gay-friendly church

The Richmond Baptist Association will consider a recommendation to retain ties to a church that ordained an openly gay man to the ministry last year.

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Wednesday, 05 December 2012 09:29

CBF helps church reopen for holidays

State organization and congregation aid non-CBF Baptist church after 2011 twister destroys sanctuary. 

Published in Congregations
Tuesday, 06 November 2012 15:04

Faithful seek truce in culture war

Instead of focusing on what divides them, growing numbers of Christians from across the spectrum are looking together for common ground.

Published in Theology
Tuesday, 23 October 2012 13:59

Association studies gay ordination

Richmond Baptist Association has appointed a task force to study the September ordination of an openly gay man by Ginter Park Baptist Church.

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