Statement Concerning News Media Reports of May 27, 2022

The ministry of Old Plank Road Baptist Church is always truly saddened to learn about actions of moral indiscretion that are harmful to others.  We are deeply concerned for the well-being, recovery and safety of the victims and families. Further, we are concerned for the community as a whole as we navigate these tragic situations together.

 

In clarification of the information presented concerning Robert Browning:

 

  1. Robert Browning’s employment at Old Plank was terminated on April 1, 2013.  While he was at Old Plank, there were no accusations or allegations against him.

  2. It was during Robert Browning’s employment by another organization that the actions for which he was convicted of were committed (2018).   He, nor the victim were members of or affiliated in any way with Old Plank Road Baptist Church at that time.

  3. There have been no reports of misconduct committed by Robert Browning during his tenure at Old Plank Road Baptist Church.

The ministry of Old Plank Road Baptist Church does not condone actions that are harmful to others.  We are thankful to be a part of the faith community of Jacksonville and beyond.  We are committed to making a positive impact on our community through Christ centered ministry.

 

Thank you and may God bless you.

 

Old Plank Road Baptist Church