Friday, June 09, 2017

Hundreds of New Churches Not Enough to Satisfy Southern Baptists

Baptisms are at a 70-year low, while Sunday worshipers are at a 20-year low.

Southern Baptists gained almost 500 churches last year, while taking in more than $11 billion. Such statistics would have most US denominations praising the Lord.

But because of declines in other metrics that matter more—including their namesake, baptisms—leaders say members should offer lament instead. Read More

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