baptists baptists  /ˈbæp təsts/


  • (n) any of various evangelical Protestant churches that believe in the baptism of voluntary believers


  1. Southern Baptists soften hard line on gay Boy Scouts (+video)

    Southern Baptists vote to condemn gay Boy Scouts, but did not ban Scout troops from Southern Baptist churches.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  2. Southern Baptists Vote To Sanction Boy Scouts On Gay Issue

    Southern Baptists are in the news this week following the Southern Baptist Convention in Houston, Texas. About 5,000 Southern Baptists attended this week’s annual meeting, discussing several issues of faith and policy including human trafficking, America’s prison industrial complex, and gay Boy Scouts. And while a confirmation of a strong stance against open homosexuality within the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Baptists, Boy Scouts discuss SBC resolution

    Knoxville Baptists and Boy Scout leaders are talking about the latest in the ongoing controversy over gay scout members.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WBIR-TV Knoxville

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  1. "There's a real push for fundraising now and they need non-Baptists," said David Key, director of Baptist studies at Emory University's Candler School of Theology. "A lot of people are not going to give huge amounts of money unless they're on...
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: David M. Key Source: Washington Post

  2. "This is a historic event for the Baptists in this country and perhaps for Christianity," Carter said. "Our goal is to have a major demonstration of harmony and a common commitment to honor the goals of Jesus Christ. We want to be...
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Jimmy Carter Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution (registration)

  3. "Southern Baptists see the new religious establishment in this country as secularism," said Bill Leonard, dean of the divinity school at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. "It dictates pluralism and diversity of values relative to...
    on Aug 26, 2007 By: Bill Leonard Source: Myrtle Beach Sun News

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