Earlier this week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that, “it is now time to open Texas 100%.”
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been reopened by the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide additional loans to nonprofit organizations, including churches, impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Our political engagement extends far beyond the voting booth, and now the real work is about to begin.
On Wednesday, Dec. 16, Texas Baptists-endorsed chaplain and River Ministry missionary Silvia Briones will be one of the first people in Texas to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
“as far as the remotest part of the earth"
“The more that you can do proactively when it’s sunny before things get bad, the better."
On Thursday, July 2, Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation amending Executive Order GA-28 (“GA-28”). GA-28 was originally put in place on June 26, but the increase of COVID-19 cases across the state led to the governor giving increased authority to local officials to regulate gatherings. At the same time, Gov. Abbott also issued a new executive order, Executive Order GA-29 (“GA-29”). GA-29 does not supersede GA-28, but provides new regulations in addition to GA-28. In other words, both GA-28 and GA-29 are governing orders, and both remain in effect. Texans must comply with both.
The Executive Board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas held a special called business meeting on June 16 to consider changes to the 2020 Annual Meeting in light of the global pandemic.
“I don’t think we would have gotten into live streaming if we hadn’t received the cooperation of the class."
In this crisis could we find opportunities to love others responsibly?