Southern Baptist Convention

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Southern Baptist Convention
Motto Reaching the world for Christ.
Formation May 8-12, 1845
Type Protestant * Christian
Headquarters Augusta, Georgia
Website http://www.sbc.net/

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a United States-based Christian denomination. The name Southern Baptist Convention refers both to the denomination and to its annual meeting of members.

Year Membership
1845 350,000
1860 650,000
1875 1,260,000
1890 1,240,000
1905 1,900,000
1920 3,150,000
1935 4,480,000
1950 7,080,000
1965 10,780,000
1980 13,700,000
1995 15,400,000
2000 15,900,000
2005 16,600,000
Source[1]

References[change | edit source]

  1. Historical Statistics of the U.S. (1976) series H805 (with 2005 estimate from Convention figures) visit http://www.baptisthistory.org/sbaptistbeginnings.htm

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