September 29, 2021

EC extends task force negotiations, remains hopeful for resolution

A five-hour meeting by Executive Committee members Tuesday (Sept. 28) included debate over three different motions and amendments toward negotiating a contract with the Sexual Abuse Task Force and Guidepost Solutions. The end result brought another agreement to extend discussions another seven days in order to pursue a potential agreement through what came to be called the Michigan model.

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Needs still great in Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

As feeding begins to wind down in Louisiana, most Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) sites will continue assisting homeowners into October. Some sites will remain active until the middle of the month, while at least one will continue until the end of October.

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Texas tightens restrictions on chemical abortions

In a ceremonial bill signing at Great Hills Baptist Church, a Southern Baptist congregation in Austin, Abbott called the moment “a celebration,” the Texas Tribune reported. He was at the church for the annual Texas Faith, Family & Freedom Forum, hosted by policy group Texas Values.

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