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Resolution No. 1
ON APPRECIATION
WHEREAS, The messengers to the 150th session of the Southern Baptist Convention have enjoyed a time of worship, encouragement, cooperation, and fellowship; and Read More


Resolution No. 2
ON THE COOPERATIVE GIVING BY SOUTHERN BAPTISTS
WHEREAS, The Southern Baptist Convention was organized in 1845 for the purpose of “eliciting, combining and directory for the energies of the whole denomination in one sacred effort, for the propagation of the Gospel,” supporting missions through the Domestic Mission Board and Foreign Mission Board, predecessors of the North American Mission Board and International Mission Board, respectively; and Read More


Resolution No. 3
ON THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DRED SCOTT DECISION
WHEREAS, March 6, 2007, marked the 150th anniversary of the infamous Dred Scott Decision by the United States Supreme Court; and Read More


Resolution No. 4
ON HATE CRIMES LEGISLATION
WHEREAS, The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007, H.R. 1592, and a similar bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate; and Read More


Resolution No. 5
ON GLOBAL WARMING
WHEREAS, God is not a distant bystander with respect to human affairs, but judges all people and holds them accountable for their thoughts and actions (Psalm 24:1; Isaiah 45:5-8; Hebrews 4:12-13); and Read More


Resolution No. 6
ON PASTORS, CULTURE, AND CIVIC DUTY (with amendment)
WHEREAS, Scripture directs Christ’s followers, including spiritual leaders, to function as salt and light in the culture and to fulfill their civic responsibilities (Matthew 5:13-16, 40-42; 17:24-27; 22:21; Romans 13:1-7); and Read More


Resolution No. 7
ON PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM ABUSE
WHEREAS, The Bible stresses the protection of and care for children, as evidenced by: its condemnation of the ancient pagan practice of child sacrifice (Leviticus 20:1-7; Ezekiel 16:20-21); its special regard for orphans in the nation of Israel (Deuteronomy 24, 26); and the teaching of Jesus, who welcomed and valued little children (Matthew 18:1-5; 19:14); and Read More


Resolution No. 8
ON PERSONAL AND CORPORATE REPENTANCE
WHEREAS, The president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Dr. Frank Page, has reminded Southern Baptists of God’s call to humble ourselves, pray, seek His face, and turn from our wicked ways so that our land can be healed (2 Chronicles 7:14); and Read More


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 Resolutions
Resolution No. 1
ON APPRECIATION

Resolution No. 2
ON THE COOPERATIVE GIVING BY SOUTHERN BAPTISTS

Resolution No. 3
ON THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DRED SCOTT DECISION

Resolution No. 4
ON HATE CRIMES LEGISLATION

Resolution No. 5
ON GLOBAL WARMING

Resolution No. 6
ON PASTORS, CULTURE, AND CIVIC DUTY (with amendment)

Resolution No. 7
ON PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM ABUSE

Resolution No. 8
ON PERSONAL AND CORPORATE REPENTANCE