Bob Gray was arrested on charges of child molestation back in May of 2006. This blog has kept tabs of all the major developments in the trial; however, the fact that I am a graduate of Trinity Christian Academy's Class of 1980 (the school Gray founded), and a former member of Trinity Baptist Church (the church Gray once pastored), might have affected my objectivity a bit.
Maybe I'll write about that one day!
Thankfully, Christa Brown of stopbaptistpredators.com was astute enough to create a page devoted to the major issues involved in the various cases against Trinity Baptist Church.
Visit Baptist Scandals: Trinity Baptist in Jacksonville, Florida to bring yourself up to speed on this sad drama. However, keep visiting 'Christian School Confidential' for updates on the future trials.
There were trials scheduled to have begun in October, but they have been delayed till 2009. The details are pretty murky. The media is not reporting, and those involved (both sides) have opted not to clue in the public as to the reason for this delay.
Here are the complaints that have been filed, including those that have been tossed:
The Civil Trials against Trinity Baptist Church:
Download as PDF files:
All of these cases, except two, have been tossed. Jane Doe #2 and #3 appear to still be on the dock.
(from Duval County Clerk, if you wish to research).
NOTE: Dates refer to when they were posted on the Duval County Clerk's web page. They do not refer to when the decisions were made.
Jane Doe is tossed, 3/19/2008
Jane Doe appeals, and still tossed.
Jane Doe #4, 12/6/2007
Jane Doe #4 is tossed. The above document contains the lines:
The Court concludes that the Plantiff's claim "the Defendant's silence and/or inaction in the face of an affirmative duty to disclose their knowledge of Rev. Gray's sexual behavior constitutes fraudulent concealment. . . for purposes of deflecting the statue of limitations" is without merit.
Jane Doe #4, 1/25/2008
Jane Doe, #5, 10/26/2007
Jane Doe, #5, 12/17/2007
Jane Doe, #5, 1/11/2008
Denise Green, 4/28/2008
Trinity authorized to sell Bob Gray house on Allison Street.11/15/2006.
$222,000 property apparently transferred to Sylvia Gray for $10.00, 11/06/2007.