HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (BP) – A North Carolina pastor is calling Southern Baptists to join him in praying and fasting for the next seven days as discussions continue among the officers and staff of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, the Sexual Abuse Task Force appointed by SBC President Ed Litton and Guidepost Solutions, the third-party firm the task force has selected to investigate the SBC EC’s handling of sex abuse claims.
CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Tenn. (BP) – Rape charges have been dropped against a southeast Kentucky pastor, according to the Claibourne County Assistant District Attorney.
NASHVILLE (BP) - Varios líderes bautistas del sur están adoptando un enfoque cauteloso ante el anuncio del presidente Joe Biden el jueves (9 de septiembre) de que las empresas con 100 o más empleados pronto tendrán que requerir que todos sus empleados estén vacunados o que todos se hagan pruebas semanales. Biden dijo que su objetivo es vacunar a 100 millones de personas más, creyendo que la estrategia detendrá la propagación de la variante COVID-19 Delta en los EE. UU.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- A number of Southern Baptist leaders are taking a cautious approach to President Joe Biden’s Thursday (Sept. 9) announcement that businesses with 100 or more employees will soon be required to have all employees be vaccinated or tested weekly. Biden said he is aiming at getting 100 million more people vaccinated, believing the strategy will stop the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant in the U.S.
Guidepost Solutions selected to conduct independent review, Executive Committee ‘welcomes’ announcement
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BP) – A task force appointed by Southern Baptist Convention President Ed Litton has selected Guidepost Solutions to oversee a third-party review of the SBC Executive Committee’s past handling of sexual abuse issues.