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· SBDR preparing major Puerto Rico response
Posted on Friday September 22, 2017
After Hurricane Maria knocked power out for nearly the entire population of Puerto Rico, the island's infrastructure is devastated and initial reports estimate that it will take months before services can be completely restored. On Thursday afternoon (Sept. 21), FEMA officials sought to organize a response in Puerto Rico with Southern Baptist Disaster Relief as well as American Red Cross and the Salvation Army.

· As Harvey loomed, church prepared for town's needs
Posted on Friday September 22, 2017
As Hurricane Harvey loomed, First Baptist Church in Huffman, Texas, mobilized to open a shelter and gather water, blankets and clothing for flood survivors in the town 30 miles northeast of Houston.

· Students, DR join forces for campus outreach
Posted on Friday September 22, 2017
Through help from Baptist disaster relief volunteers, "move-in" day at East Tennessee State University may have cemented the reputation and presence of the school's Baptist Campus Ministry -- and possibly opened the door for an annual outreach event.

· Congregational singing alive and well at 'Sing!' conf.
Posted on Friday September 22, 2017
More than 4,000 pastors, music leaders and musicians attended a three-day celebration of congregational singing, highlighted by a standing-room-only hymn sing at the Grand Ole Opry House.

· Couple fights to limit videos to biblical marriage
Posted on Friday September 22, 2017
Christian filmmakers Carl and Angel Larsen are asking a district court to reinstate their challenge to a Minnesota law that could force them to produce media supporting same-sex marriage.

· 'Remarkable' number of women reported at SBC seminaries
Posted on Friday September 22, 2017
"A remarkable number of young women" are enrolling at Southern Baptist Convention seminaries, according to a report delivered this week to the SBC Executive Committee.

· Tebow to N.C. Bapt. DR: You've gone above, beyond
Posted on Friday September 22, 2017
Professional athlete, sports analyst and native Floridian Tim Tebow thanked North Carolina Baptist churches in a Facebook video posted Thursday (Sept. 21) for their disaster relief efforts across Florida after Hurricane Irma.

· Rick Warren counsels TX pastors amid Harvey relief
Posted on Friday September 22, 2017
The losses that are going to hurt the longest after Hurricane Harvey are the invisible ones, pastor Rick Warren told a group of Southeast Texas pastors at Calvary Baptist Church in Beaumont as he counseled them on how to help people recover in what could be "the church's finest hour."

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