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Becoming Southern Baptists

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a fellowship of over 47,500 Baptist churches and another 4,500 mission churches (churches that have not yet established their autonomy as self-governing congregations) scattered across the United States and its territories. Read More...

Meet Southern Baptists

For almost 170 years, Southern Baptists have sought to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all people everywhere. The Southern Baptist Convention was formed with a Gospel vision. Its founding charter identifies its singular focus: ...for the purpose of eliciting, combining, and directing the energies of the Baptist denomination of Christians, for the propagation of the Gospel... Read More...


Today's Devotion

From the Book of Amos:

Woe pronounced upon sin; the grasshoppers, fire, plumbline, famine of God's Word; certainty of Israel's dispersion and Edom's destruction.

And the Lord said unto me, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A plumbline. Then said the Lord, Behold, I will set a plumbline in the midst of My people Israel: I will not again pass by them any more (Amos 7:8).

A plumbline is a line with a weight at one end. The mason (a craftsman who builds with stone or brick) uses a plumbline to make sure the walls are exactly vertical or upright as they lay the stones one upon the other. - Continue...


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