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Key resolutions from the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting

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June 18, 2021

Earlier this week, messengers to the 2021 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, voted to adopt nine resolutions, seven of which were related to ERLC concerns, issues, and legislative priorities. Here is a recap of the ERLC-related resolutions:

Baptist Unity and Maintaining Our Public Witness 

This resolution state that the messengers of the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting commit to:

On the Sufficiency of Scripture for Race and Racial Reconciliation

This resolution states the messengers:

On Taxpayer Complicity in Abortion and the Hyde Amendment

This resolution states the messengers:

On the Equality Act 

This resolution affirms that the messengers:

On Abuse and Pastoral Qualifications

This resolution states the messengers:

On the Uyghur Genocide

This resolution states the messengers:

On the Coronavirus Pandemic

This resolution states the messengers: 

Addendum: During the meeting, the messengers also voted for the creation of a task force, appointed by the new SBC president, to oversee an independent review of the Executive Committee over allegations of mishandling reports of sexual abuse. 

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Baptist Press / Adam Covington