15 Facts About Baptist church


Swedish Baptist have origins in the Radical Pietism movement that split off from the Lutheran Church of Sweden due to the Conventicle Act rather than the English Dissenters that split off from the Anglican Church of England, but both reached similar conclusions on theology.

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Baptist church rejected the Separatist movement's doctrine of infant baptism .

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Baptist church was convinced on the basis of his interpretation of Scripture that infants would not be damned should they die in infancy.

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Baptist church died while waiting for membership, and some of his followers became Mennonites.

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The modern Baptist church denomination is an outgrowth of Smyth's movement.

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Baptist church founded the first General Baptist Church in Spitalfields, east London, England in 1612.

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The Baptist church was established with the assistance of the New Light evangelist Henry Alline.

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Each Baptist church has a particular confession of faith and a common confession of faith if it is a member of a denomination.

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Furthermore, this Baptist church polity calls for freedom from governmental control.

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Since there is no hierarchical authority and each Baptist church is autonomous, there is no official set of Baptist theological beliefs.

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Programs like True Love Waits, founded in 1993 by the Southern Baptist church Convention have been developed to support the commitments.

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Whereas in the First Great Awakening Methodist and Baptist church preachers had opposed slavery and urged manumission, over the decades they made more of an accommodation with the institution.

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Southern Baptist church Convention supported white supremacy and its results: disenfranchising most Blacks and many poor whites at the turn of the 20th century by raising barriers to voter registration, and passage of racial segregation laws that enforced the system of Jim Crow.

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In 1995, the Southern Baptist church Convention passed a resolution that recognized the failure of their ancestors to protect the civil rights of African Americans.

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In Jamaica, for example, William Knibb, a prominent British Baptist church missionary, worked toward the emancipation of slaves in the British West Indies .

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