"Rainer claims he received 'a written and amicable release from publishing' with the Southern Baptist Convention entity in October 2019, he discussed his publishing activities with LifeWay’s attorney and he 'assumed all was well' until receiving notice of the lawsuit Monday (Sept. 28)." - BPNews
Related: "This looks bad for LifeWay."
"Reacting to projections that LifeWay would finish the 2019-2020 fiscal year with a net loss of $21.7 million, LifeWay’s trustees in August approved a $210 million budget for 2020-2021 that included cuts of 17 percent year over year." - BPNews
"As the coronavirus spreads in the U.S., congregations are facing a situation many have never considered. In response, the LifeWay Leadership team has developed pandemic response resources that are being made available for free to assist pastors and church leaders at MinistryGrid.com/coronavirus." - BPNews