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This is an archive of published media reports. Many of the ministers reported in these articles have NOT been criminally convicted.

Ada preacher charged with molesting young boys, Oklahoman, 12/24/08 (Kenneth Wayne Huneycutt)

Neighbors shocked as pastor accused of molesting boys, KOCO-5 (Oklahoma City), 12/24/08 (Kenneth Wayne Huneycutt)

Ada preacher accused of child molestation, Ada Evening News, 12/23/08 (Kenneth Wayne Huneycutt)

Top 10 underreported news stories of 2008: Southern Baptists decide against pedophilia database, TIME Magazine, 12/22/08

Ex-pastor sentenced for child porn charges, WBNS 10-TV (Columbus, OH), 12/18/08 (John W. Adams)

TIME ranks SBC rejection of sex-offender database as 'under-reported' story, ABP, 12/17/08 ("Brown. . . worked two years to draw attention to the problem of unreported sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches before seeing denominational leaders recommend against her suggestion of a national database.")

'Monstrous' paedophile sent to jail, Lancashire Evening Post (UK), 12/17/08 (Anthony Akers)

Ex-pastor to spend holidays in jail, The Gazette (Colorado Springs), 12/15/08 (Jon Moore)

St. Pete deacon says of charge he fondled teen girl: 'False', Tampa Bay Online, 12/10/08 (Willie Clarence Harvard)

Prosecutor: NCCU student killed in jealous rage, WRAL.com, 12/5/08 (Robert Lee Adams Reaves)(see also "Suspect..." 2/2/08)

Former SBC missionary accused of embezzling IMB funds now suspected in insurance scam, ABP, 12/1/08 (Benton Gray Harvey)

Former Starfish Insurance Agency bookkeeper had previous trouble, 11/30/08 (Benton Gray Harvey)

Police: Insurance swindle involved big bucks, 11/30/08 (Benton Gray Harvey)

Youth minister arrested for lewdness, 11/26/08 (Jeffrey Lamar Carter)

Man accused of showing explicit photos to teen, 11/21/08 (Jeffrey Lamar Carter)

Former Vinton church leader says he's not a child molester, WDBJ-7, 11/20/08 (Daniel Silverman / Dean Stone)

Youth minister gets 4 years for having sex with a minor, 11/17/08 (Jeremy Workman)

Vinton church members accused of child abuse, WSLS 10, 11/13/08 (Daniel Silverman & Dean Harold Stone)

Two face child sex charges, WSET ABC-13, 11/13/08 (Daniel Silverman & Dean Harold Stone)(with video)

Woman says former Shiloh pastor fathered her baby, 11/12/08 (Darrell Gilyard)(with video)

Two members of a Vinton church charged with molesting children, WDBJ News 7 (Roanoke, VA), 11/12/08 (Daniel Silverman & Dean Harold Stone)(with video)

Pastor faces kidnapping charges in molestation case, Moberly Monitor-Index (MO), 11/11/08 (James M. Wilson)

Youth pastor arrested for sexual exploitation of minors, 11/7/08 (Daniel J. Lowhorn)

Baptist youth minister charged with child pornography, ABP, 11/7/08 (David Esarey)

Ex-minister pleads guilty, 11/6/08 (Tony Denton)

San Jose pastor accused of child molestation, 11/6/08 (Minh Van Nguyen)

Former Baptist youth minister sentenced for child molesting, ABP, 11/4/08 (Timothy Scott Richerson)

Man gets 10 years for enticing 14-year-old, 10/31/08 (Timothy Scott Richerson)

Minister jailed for alleged sexual assault of young girl, Times News (PA), 10/31/08 (Alan Ray Sienkiewicz)

Former pastor found guilty of indecency, 10/31/08 (Rodolfo Sosa)

Former Baptist pastor guilty of assaulting teen, The Gazette (Colorado Springs), October 24, 2008 (Jon Moore)

Ex-Downers Grove coach gets jail for affair with student, 10/17/08 (John Puga, Marquette Manor Baptist Church)

Sunday School teacher charged with molesting girl, 12, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, 10/17/08 (John Calvin Savage)

Woman speaks out about sexual abuse, wants suspect off the streets, KSLA News 12 Shreveport, 10/16/08 (Terry Lynn Terry)

Top Martin Luther King aide James Bevel gets 15 years for incest with daughter, AP / Chicago Sun-Times, 10/15/08 (James L. Bevel)

N.Y. Baptist group says to defrock pastor facing child-porn charge, ABP, 10/14/08 (Merton E. Parks)

Group seeks to defrock minister, Watertown Daily Times, 10/14/08 (Merton E. Parks)

This prison sentence is well deserved, Staff Editorial - Culpeper Star Exponent, 10/12/08 (Charles Shifflett)(like Al Capone)

Church reacts to pastor's arrest, News 10 Now, 10/10/08 (Merton E. Parks)

Prison for pastor, 10/9/08 (Charles Shifflett)("After the sentencing, one woman stood nose-to-nose with one of Shifflett's detractors and yelled, 'You're not living a Christ-like life!'")

Pastor resigns in probe of porn, Watertown Daily Times, 10/8/08 (Merton E. Parks)

Former local minister of music pleads guilty to child abuse in Maryland, The Birmingham News, 10/7/08 (Timothy Mann)

Pine Bluff pastor faces charges in rape of teen, TodaysTHV, 10/3/08 (Edgar Franklin, Jr.)

Former minister sentenced to seven years for child abuse, The Gazette, 10/1/08 (Timothy Mann)

Ex-substitute teacher pleads guilty to federal child porn charges, Pantagraph, 9/30/08 (James Love)

Former substitute teacher pleads guilty to child porn, WJBC, 9/30/08 (James Love)(photo)

West Charlotte pastor is charged with child rape, Charlotte Observer, 9/27/08 (Lawrence Webber)

Charlotte man charged with sex crimes; police connect him to local church, WSOC-TV, 9/27/08 (Lawrence Webber)(with video)

Indy pastor accused of bigamy, failure to pay child support, IndyStar, 9/22/08 (Spencer K. Osborne)(He had prior child molestation conviction.)

Church sex scandal victim's family asks for a revoked or amended plea bargain, WNDU (Indiana), 9/24/08 (Mark Comford)(with video)

IMB retooling to focus agency on local-church mission work, Associated Baptist Press, 9/23/08 ("Trustees approved a new child protection policy... to disqualify anyone with a history of sexual abuse..." Question: How will they know whether someone has a "history" if no one in Southern Baptist circles is keeping records on sexual abuse reports made by victims?)

Pastor faces charge of aggravated incest, The News Star (Louisiana), 9/18/08 (Laron D. Williams)

Family relates LaPorte minister's abuse of teen, Post-Tribune (Indiana), 9/14/08 (Mark Comford)

Man sentenced to 17 years for raping his teen student, Delaware News Journal, 9/12/08 (Jason Stalnaker)

Trial of accused pastor continued for 11th time, The Times (Indiana), 9/7/08 (Chester Mulligan)

Preacher's grandson pleads guilty to molesting children, The News-Dispatch (Indiana), 9/6/08 (Mark Comford)

LaPorte man admits molesting children at church, South Bend Tribune, 9/6/08 (Mark Comford)

Minister sentenced for molesting boy, 9/3/08 (George Lowe)

Prison ordered for Va. pastor, Associated Press / WAVY-TV, 9/2/08 (George Lowe)

Ex-pastor pleads guilty to sex assault on church member, 8/30/08 (James Jay Virtue Robinson)

Church and pastors sued over alleged sexual abuse of minor, Madison County Record, 8/28/08 (Terrance Jenkins)

Ex-pastor welcomes prison, London Free Press, Canada, 8/28/08 (Royden Wood)

Investigation into incidents of sexual assault ongoing, St. Clair County Journal, 8/27/08 (Terrance Jenkins)

Ex-youth minister charged with another sexual assault, Belleville News-Democrat, 8/22/08 (Terrance Jenkins)

Former youth pastor gets four months for voyeurism, BayNews9, 8/22/08 (Matthew Porter)

Ex-pastor hopes that resurfacing of '86 conviction will "set me free," 8/19/08 (David Slone)

Ex-Palestine youth pastor arrested on sex charges, 8/19/08 (Joshua Neal Ponder)

Christian school teacher accused of having sex with student, 15, The Daily Astorian, 8/20/08 (Jeremiah Gunner Scott)(youth pastor at Warrenton First Baptist Church)

Former pastor sentenced for molesting 2 girls, CBS-2/KCAL-9, 8/7/08 (Joseph Gary Torres)

Pastor gets prison time for molesting 2 girls, The Mercury News (AP), 8/7/08 (Joseph Gary Torres)

New Brunswick clergyman facing charges, The Globe and Mail, 8/7/08 (Fred Douglas Hanson)

Phone records show pastor's lewd texts, CBS-47, 8/7/08 (Darrell Gilyard)

Records list lewd texts, molestings by pastor, 8/6/08 (Darrell Gilyard)

Transcripts appear to show pastor's sex talk with teens, News4Jax, 8/6/08 (Darrell Gilyard)(with video)

Pastor charged with sexual assault, KETK-NBC, 8/1/08 (Billie Lewis Minson)

Youth pastor arrested on sex charge, STL Today, 8/1/08 (Terrence Jenkins)

Accused pastor resigns, church says, 7/31/08 (James "Jay" Virtue Robinson)

Double life pastor gets 18 years, KXLY, 7/31/08 (Herman Lewis)

Ex-Baptist minister pleads guilty to child abuse, 7/30/08 (Timothy Mann)

Activists press Stafford abuse case, 7/26/08 (George Lowe)

State's child abuse law becomes model, 7/20/08

Wheaton's Second Baptist Church votes to oust Rev. Allen, Daily Herald, 7/19/08 (Andre Allen)

Wheaton congregation to decide pastor's fate after improper-touching allegations, Chicago Tribune, 7/18/08 (Andre Allen)

Deacon hired as handyman charged with sex abuse, News4Jax, 7/18/08 (Jim Kilburn Bruce)(with video)

Palatka man accused of sexual battery, News4Jax, 7/18/08 (Jim Kilburn Bruce, deacon College Park Baptist Church, SBC-affiliated)

Minister accused of sex abuse fit to stand trial, Chicago Tribune, 7/18/08 (James Love)

Guilty plea in federal sex case, 7/17/08 (Timothy Scott Richerson)

Fundamentalists regain Southern Baptist presidency, The Christian Century, 7/15/08 (proposal to amend SBC constitution to disfellowship churches with female pastors)

Former coach pleads guilty in rape case, 7/15/08 (Timothy Byars)

Ex-pastor pleads to 9 counts of voyeurism, Bradenton Herald, 7/12/08 (Matthew C. Porter)

Pastor bonds out of central Texas jail, transferred to Louisiana custody, KWTX News 10, 7/11/08 (Joe Barron)

Mother files lawsuit against area church, 7/10/08 (Charles "Chuck" Bryan)

Church volunteer wanted by police turns himself in, 7/8/08 (Scott Grose)(video)

Police search for man wanted in child molestation cases, 7/7/08 (Scott Grose)

Abuse complaints part of Camp Tracey's troubled past, First Coast News, 7/7/08 (Camp Tracey affiliated w/ Harvest Baptist in Jacksonville)(video)

Admitted child molester asks judge to waive probation, News4Jax, 7/3/08 (Stephen Lee Edmonds, FBC-Jacksonville)

Former pastor facing six more assault charges, 7/3/08 (Royden Wood)

Group sex, abuse investigations lead to arrests at Camp Tracey, North Florida News Daily, 6/30/08 (multiple abuse allegations against camp that operates under the auspices of Harvest Baptist Church in Jacksonville, FL)

Abusers found on Southern Baptist Convention web site, Memphis Commercial Appeal, 6/29/08

Judge upholds search at ex-pastor's, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, 6/27/08 (Matthew C. Porter, accused of secretly taping girls changing & showering)

SoCal pastor convicted of sexually molesting 2 girls, AP, The Mercury News, 6/26/08 (Joseph Gary Torres)

Baptist site lists alleged sex offenders, AP, 6/24/08

Church website hasn't purged alleged predators, The Tennessean, 6/24/08

Woman, Know Thy Role, Nashville Scene, 6/24/08

Terrell church shocked by crimes involving members, CBS 11 TV, 6/22/08 (Salvador Mata, a Sunday School teacher at First Baptist Church of Terrell, Texas. See also 6/19/08 Dallas Morning News article.)

Jury: Minister abused girl, Roanoke Times, 6/21/08 (Hawthorne Reed, Jr., pastor First Baptist Church in Dublin, VA)

Sex abuse records...should be released, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 6/21/08

Save yourselves, Nashville Scene, 6/19/08 ("Instead of protecting its followers from sexual predators, Nashville's Southern Baptist Convention leaves churches to fend for themselves.")

FW pastor arrested after dad overhears 'sexual' call, WFAA-TV, 6/19/08 (James "Jay" Virtue Robinson IV)(with video)

Fort Worth pastor arrested on child sex charges, 6/19/08 (James "Jay" Virtue Robinson IV)

Terrell teacher accused of abusing additional students, Dallas Morning News, 6/19/08 (Salvador Mata, a Sunday School teacher at First Baptist Church of Terrell, Texas)

Pastor gets 5 years in prison in sex abuse case, 6/17/08 (Leon Rankins III)

Pastor could face 60 years if convicted of indecency, Beaumont Enterprise, 6/14/08 (Lester L. Banks)

High Point businessman, deacon faces 32 sex abuse charges, 6/13/08 (Guy Ellis Carr, Jr.)

High Point man faces sexual assault charges, News-Record, 6/13/08 (Guy Ellis Carr, Jr.)

Church youth director fired for inappropriate conduct with a minor, 6/13/08 (Wesley Orton)

Church and former pastor named in sexual abuse suit, The Record (IL) 6/12/08 (Anthony Muzzarelli)

Man accused of secret peeping was church youth leader, WXII 12 (Winston-Salem, NC) 6/12/08 (Tony Gray Sloop)

The Southern Baptist Convention's unconvincing claims..., by Marci Hamilton, 6/12/08 ("The SBC prevaricates by saying that as there is a comprehensive federal database of abusers, the creation of a Baptist database would just confuse matters.")

SBC leaders recommend against national database of clergy sex offenders, EthicsDaily, 6/11/08 (Morris Chapman: "But never let it be said...that we are anemic in the fight against sexual abuse. To say so is a false accusation.")

Southern Baptists disappoint victims' advocates on sex abuse issue, by Eileen Flynn, Austin American-Statesman, 6/11/08

Southern Baptists rule out sex-offender list, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 6/11/08 ("The nation’s largest Protestant denomination does not track the number of cases or release estimates. Nor are member churches required to report abuse to the national body.")

Southern Baptists elect new president, dismiss abuse database, by Adelle Banks of RNS, Christianity Today, 6/11/08

S. Baptists say no to sex predator list, The Oklahoman, 6/11/08

SBC officials reject idea of sex-offender database, ABP, 6/11/08 (Wade Burleson says: "If we’re going to have a database with information about who’s a Southern Baptist pastor, then it would seem to me we ought to clean that database up and take off anybody who’s a sexual predator, or have some kind of notation on it, or not have it at all.” [Includes links to other ABP clergy abuse articles.])

Southern Baptists won't create a sexual predator database, The Tennessean, 6/11/08

Southern Baptists reject sex-abuse database, by Eric Gorski, AP, 6/10/08 (Wade Burleson says: "A database is only information. What a church does with that information is their decision.")

Southern Baptists reject sex-abuse database, WZTV-Fox17 Nashville, 6/10/08 ("The Southern Baptist Convention's executive committee doesn't want to create its own database to help churches identity sex offenders.")

EC recommends D.O.J. database for child abuse prevention in SBC, Baptist Press, 6/10/08

Stop sexual predators, Chapman urges, Baptist Press, 6/10/08

Statement of the President and Chief Executive Office of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, 6/10/08

Responding to the evil of sexual abuse, Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, June 2008 ("Any alleged sexual abuse failing to meet legal provability tests should not be listed as having
occurred...." p. 4)

Baptist clergy sex-abuse case settled out of court, EthicsDaily, 6/10/08 (Dale "Dickie" Amyx)

Austin lawyer pushes Baptists to confront sexual abuse, Austin American-Statesman, 6/9/08

Pastor, accuser settle out of court, Denton Record-Chronicle, 6/8/08 (Dale "Dickie" Amyx)

Southern Baptists consider sexual abuser database, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 6/7/08

Former Prestonwood pastor remains jailed, faces online solicitation charges, Dallas Morning News, 6/5/08 (Joe Barron)

Former Kingston youth minister accused of molesting teen girls, 6/5/08 (Brian A. Neiswender)

Spokane pastor reveals double life, KXLY-4, 6/2/08 (Herman Lewis, pastor Morning Star Baptist Church)(with videos)

Stafford minister jailed for sex with boy in '80s, 5/28/08 (George Lowe)

Editorial: Prestonwood Church does the right thing, Dallas Morning News, 5/28/08 (Joe Barron)

Girl says pastor inappropriately touched her twice, The Indy Channel News6, 5/23/08 (Donald Leroy Robinson)(with video)

Two Rivers Baptist to advise Zimbabwe regime, Nashville Scene, 5/22/08 (it's a parody).

Investigator: Background checks 'crucial', Baptist Press, 5/21/08 ("There is 'more criminal activity in the church' than ever before.")

Affidavit details sex sting involving Prestonwood minister, Dallas Morning News, 5/20/08 (Joe Barron)(with video)

Prestonwood minister resigns after arrest in online sex sting, ABP, 5/20/08 (Joe Barron)("Accounts of sex abuse of minors and adults by Southern Baptist clergy have made national headlines in recent years, sparking widespread calls for reform -- so far unanswered.")

Sex scandals in free-church pews, by Terry Mattingly of GetReligion.org, 5/18/08 (Joe Barron)

Prestonwood Baptist pastor: Church appalled, disgraced by minister's sex sting arrest, Dallas Morning News, 5/18/08 (Joe Barron)

Minister at Prestonwood Baptist charged in internet sex sting, Dallas Morning News, 5/17/08 (Joe Barron)

Prestonwood minister arrested in online sex bust, CBS 11 News, 5/16/08 (Joe Barron)

Plano minister nabbed in sex sting, WFAA-TV, 5/16/08 (Joe Barron)

Police: Man confesses to molesting deaf students, MSNBC, 5/15/08 (Shane Flournoy)

Machesney pastor faces more sexual abuse charges, Rockford Register Star, 5/14/08 (Jonathon Christopher Powell)

Man charged in deaf school abuse confessed to being serial predator, KEYE-TV, 5/14/08 (Shane Flournoy)(video) ("He passed a background check.")

Austin child molestation suspect worked at Houston churches, KHOU-TV, 5/14/08 (Shane Flournoy)

Texas School for the Deaf employee arrested, KVUE-TV, 5/13/08 (Shane Flournoy)(video)

Former TSD employee also abused boys in Houston, 5/13/08 (Shane Flournoy)

Police: Interpreter charged with improper acts had lengthy past, 5/13/08 (Shane Flournoy)

The Preacher's Wife, CBS 48 Hours, 5/10/08 (Matt Baker)

Preventing predators, by John Marc Green of CBS-42 News, 5/2/08

Woman shares story of abuse, KEYE-TV 42 in Austin, 5/1/08 (video)

Austin woman strives to prevent sexual abuse in church, KEYE-TV 42 in Austin, 5/1/08

Ex-youth minister gets life sentence in child sex assault, Longview News-Journal, 4/30/08 (Kevin Laferney)

Ex-church worker charged with having sex with girl, 4/25/08 (Jon Scott Moore)

The Bad Shepherd, Nashville Scene, 4/24/08 ("An alleged victim of sex abuse turns to Nashville's Southern Baptist Convention for help but finds herself facing Goliath instead.. . . The SBC has never lost a lawsuit . . . . Teflon tendency." )(Jeremy Benack)

Lay pastor charged with sex assault, 4/24/08 (Jon Moore)

Berea: Former pastor indicted on sex charges, 4/23/08 (Jeremy Workman)

Downers Grove church sued in sex assault case, 4/23/08 (Edward Greene)

Pastor guilty, 4/19/08 (Royden Wood, Canada)

Douglas Ensbey back in fold after sex case link, 4/19/08 (Douglas Ray Ensbey, Australia)

Church has erred over abuse case, 4/19/08 (Douglas Ray Ensbey, Australia)

Former church piano player indicted on child sex charge, 4/18/08 (Michael Likos)

Former pastor found guilty, 4/18/08 (Royden Wood, Canada)

Civil rights leader convicted of incest, Washington Post, 4/11/08 (James L. Bevel)

Investigation in molestation case against former minister, officer ongoing, 4/9/08 (Robert David Johnston, Jr.)

Dear Abby: Pastor abuse way too prevalent, 4/8/08 ("The shaming of victims that follows disclosure is nearly unbearable. Church officials typically collude in denial or cover up the problem.")

Podcast interview of Christa Brown by Dwayne Walker of Christian School Confidential, 4/5/08

Oswalt wants court to reconsider Aleshire case, Newark Advocate, 4/4/08 (Lonnie Aleshire)

Child molesting case resurfaces, could cost church millions, 4/3/08 (Roy Long)

Top court vacates Aleshire guilty plea, Newark Advocate, 4/3/08 (Lonnie Aleshire)

Gilyard faces more charges, EthicsDaily, 4/2/08 (Darrell Gilyard)

The Bible and pedophilia, EthicsDaily, 4/2/08

Former pastor sentenced for sexual relationship with youth-group member, 4/1/08 (Scott Hoppe)(video)

Ex-youth pastor sentenced to prison for molesting teen girl, 3/28/08 (Edward E. Greene / Frank Stima)

Ex-youth pastor sentenced in sex assault, 3/28/08 (Edward E. Greene / Frank Stima / Howard L. Blattel / John Puga)

Former local pastor faces new child sex charges, CBS47, 3/27/08 (Darrell Gilyard)(video)

Former pastor charged with molesting girl, News4JAX, 3/27/08 (Darrell Gilyard)(video)

Berea Baptist Church youth pastor charged with sex with girl, 3/26/08 (Jeremy Workman)

DA says he can't indict ex-minister accused of killing wife, 3/26/08 (Matt Baker)(DA says murder charges stand. Wife's family files wrongful death suit.)

Former minister at Gaithersburg church accused of sex abuse, 3/25/08 (Timothy Mann)

School helps in pastor rape case, 3/25/08 (Christopher Johnson)

Former pastor in court, 3/22/08 (Scott Weisser)

Bloomington minister's case delayed; accused of sedating, molesting boys, 3/22/08 (James Love)

Youth pastor accused of having sex with 15-year old, NewsNet5 (Ohio), 3/21/08 (Jeremy Workman)(video)

Group wants names of accused clergy published, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 3/19/08

Prominent music minister faces molestation charges, ABP, 3/17/08 (Timothy Mann)

I-Team Investigation: Bishop Earl Paulk, Fox 5 Atlanta, 3/17/08 (Earl Paulk - Pentecostal)(with 16 video clips showing history of case)

Man pleads not guilty to sex charges, 3/15/08 (Timothy Scott Richerson)

Ex-music minister in Alabama charged with Maryland sex crime, 3/15/08 (Timothy Mann)

Abuse arrest prompts resignation of Alabama Baptist music ministerEthicsDaily, 3/14/08 (Timothy Mann)

Hoover man facing child abuse, sex offense charges was adjunct professor at Samford University, 3/14/08 (Timothy Mann)

Sexual assault case may involve multiple victims, 3/14/08 (Keith Daniel Kiger)

Pastor 'groomed' teen for sex, suit says, 3/11/08 (Jeremy Benack)(Jim Guenther, general counsel for the SBC, says "And if we knew anything about it, we could not have provided any relief or prevention.")

Murder or suicide? 20/20 investigates, ABC 20/20, 3/7/08 (Matt Baker)

Former pastor is charged with statutory sodomy, KY3 News - Springfield, 3/3/08 (Joseph Edmund Conger)

"Did this Baptist preacher kill his wife?" Texas Monthly, 3/1/08 (Matt Baker)

Advocate says theology of submission hampers Southern Baptist response to sexual abuse by clergy, EthicsDaily, 2/29/08

Gilyard waives pretrial appearance, 2/27/08 (Darrell Gilyard)

Ex-pastor charged with sexual misconduct, Lake Orion Review, 2/27/08 (Stephen Emerson Elliott)

Article says preacher charged with killing wife a sexual predator, EthicsDaily, 2/26/08 (Matt Baker)("Did too many people allow this guy to get away with too much for too long?")

Gilyard's former counselor speaks, 2/26/08 (Darrell Gilyard)(video)

Judge says sexual abuse case involving repressed memory may proceed, EthicsDaily, 2/25/08 (Bob Gray / Trinity Baptist)

SNAP leaders ask Patterson to apologize for 'evil-doers' remark, EthicsDaily, 2/22/08 (Reference to Paige Patterson's 1997 comment in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about women: "I think everybody should own at least one.")

Ex-pastor charged with sexual assault, 2/22/08 (Stephen Emerson Elliott)

Baptism by Fire, Nashville Scene, 2/21/08

Pentecostal preacher Sherman Allen turns out to be Reverend Spanky, The Dallas Observer, 2/21/08 (COGIC, Sherman Allen)

Executive committee still studying feasibility of clergy sex-offender database, EthicsDaily, 2/20/08

With Friends Like These..., Nashville Scene, 2/18/08 (Paige Patterson and Steve Gaines line up speaking engagements for each other.)

SBC seminary president labels clergy sex-abuse victims' group 'Evil-Doers', EthicsDaily, 2/15/08

What would Jesus say? Nashville Scene, 2/14/08

Student testifies of bizarre abuse, 2/14/08 (Royden Wood, Ambassador Baptist, Ontario, CA)

Alleged teen victim testifies in sex abuse case, 2/13/08 (Paul Shives)(video)(The girl confided in her chorus teacher; Shives' friends were in the courtroom wearing stickers in support.)

Grand jury indicts Missouri pastor on sex charges, 2/13/08 (Raymond Lambert)

Church pastor indicted in McDonald County, MO, 2/12/08 (Raymond Lambert)

Deacon on trial for sexually assaulting teen, 2/12/08 (Paul Shives)

Decision coming soon on Trinity lawsuit, 2/11/08 (Bob Gray)

Alleged sex victims seek healing, 2/10/08 (Jacksonville)(video)

Ex-teacher told to pay $3 million for sex abuse, 2/8/08 (Charles Andrews)

Fremont man faces rape charges, 2/6/08 (Clayton E. Russell)

Gilyard pleads not guilty to lewdness charge, EthicsDaily, 2/6/08 (Darrell Gilyard)

Jacksonville pastor's attorney enters not guilty plea, 2/5/08 (Darrell Gilyard)

Former Shiloh pastor pleads not guilty, 2/5/08 (Darrell Gilyard)

Pastor indicted in child assault, 2/5/08 (George O. Lowe)

Suspect in Central student's slaying was a pastor, faced sex charges, NC Wanted / WRAL.com, 2/2/08 (Robert Lee Adams Reaves)

Midlands teacher, 'CharmingTim-75', to face charges in Virginia, WISTV, 1/29/08 (Timothy Lynn Brumit)

Bond denied for SC teacher accused of sending a boy child porn, WISTV, 1/29/08 (Timothy Lynn Brumit)

Southern Baptist youth minister indicted on molestation charges, EthicsDaily, 1/29/08 (Christopher Decaire)

Sex abuse charges dropped against youth minister, WLKY, 1/28/08

Huckabee speaks via phone to church despite clergy sex-abuse scandal, EthicsDaily, 1/28/08

SC minister and high school teacher accused of disctributing child porn, WISTV, 1/25/08 (Timothy Lynn Brumit)

Youth minister indicted for sex crimes, 1/25/08 (Christopher Decaire)

Huckabee cancels church visit after sex-abuse victims protest, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 1/25/08

Huckabee cancels visit to First Coast church, First Coast News, 1/25/08

Huckabee won't be coming to preach, Florida Times-Union, 1/25/08

Huckabee not speaking at church mired in sex-abuse scandal, EthicsDaily, 1/25/08

Huckabee not planning to speak at Westside church, News4Jax, 1/24/08

Huckabee schedules campaign stop at church in center of clergy sex-abuse scandal, EthicsDaily, 1/23/08 (Trinity Baptist, Jacksonville)

Former Austin minister sentenced in sexual assault of minor, 1/23/08 (Jerry Dale Carver)

Church deals with sex arrest, 1/19/08 (Christopher Decaire)

Arizona Baptist youth minister charged, former Texas deacon sentenced, for sexual abuse, EthicsDaily, 1/18/08 (Christopher Decaire / Stephen Douglas Livingston)

'Not guilty' verdict for Fresno pastor, 1/18/08 (Charles Dickerson)

Pastor innocent on all charges, Fresno Bee, 1/18/08 (Charles Dickerson)(Prosecutor said "recantations are not uncommon in sexual abuse cases even when the allegations are true.")

Church members start healing process, 1/17/08 (Christopher Decaire)(video)

Ex-deacon guilty in sex assault of girl, 6, 1/16/08 (Stephen Douglas Livingston)

Stephen Livingston sentenced to a total of 37 years in prison, KIII-TV, 1/16/08 (Stephen Livingston)

Former pastor arrested on charges he sent lewd text messages to 14-year- old girl, EthicsDaily, 1/16/08 (Darrell Gilyard)

Tucson youth pastor accused of sex crimes, 1/15/08 (Christopher Decaire)

Gilyard's former mentor embarrassed, Fox30 News, 1/15/08 (Darrell Gilyard / Paige Patterson)(Patterson describes Gilyard's prior conduct as "less than circumspect.")

Gilyard charged on texts to teen, Florida Times-Union, 1/15/08 (Darrell Gilyard)

Local pastor arrested; national religious leader accused of turning a blind eye, 1/15/08 (Darrell Gilyard / Paige Patterson)(with video)

Former pastor charged with lewd conduct, 1/14/08 (Darrell Gilyard)(with video)

Girl says she was 'too scared' to tell, 1/11/08 (Stephen Douglas Livingston)(see video)

Paige Patterson denies turning blind eye to clergy sex abuse, EthicsDaily, 1/11/08

Gilyard, once darling of SBC elites, again forced to resign over sex, ABP, 1/11/08 (Darrell Gilyard)

Baptist pastor on trial for molestation gets boost when witnesses recant, EthicsDaily, 1/11/08 (Charles Dickerson)

Court papers say why teen targeted for abuse by teacher, 1/11/08 (Jason Stalnaker / Capitol Baptist School, Delaware)

Sex abuse and Paige Patterson's blind eye & deaf ear, The Big Daddy Weave blog, 1/10/08 (Paige Patterson's role in Darrell Gilyard story)

Group claims North Texas pastor overlooked abuse, WFAA-TV, 1/10/08 (Paige Patterson's role in Darrell Gilyard story)(with video)

SNAP calls for suspension, investigation of seminary president's link to accused predator, EthicsDaily, 1/10/08 (Paige Patterson / Darrell Gilyard)

Group wants seminary leader suspended, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 1/10/08 (Paige Patterson's role in Darrell Gilyard story)

Sexual molestation trial begins for Valley pastor, KMPH-26, 1/10/08 (Charles Dickerson)(with video)

Man testifies Fresno pastor abused him, 1/10/08 (Charles Dickerson)

Big Spring trustees to consider action on complaint against superintendent, 1/10/08 (Michael Downes)(First Baptist Church in Lefors, TX)

Blog solicits reports about accused preacher predator, EthicsDaily, 1/8/08 (Darrell Gilyard)(Two former SBC presidents, Jerry Vines & Paige Patterson, had significant information, but failed to protect others.)

Youth pastor admits fondling little girls, KRIS-TV, 1/8/08 (Stephen Douglas Livingston)

Pastor resigns amid sex allegations, 1/7/08 (with video)(Darrell Gilyard)

Pastor accused of sexual abuse, headed to prison, 1/3/08 (Scott Hoppe)(with video)