Southern Baptists hold meet amid falling baptisms

June 9, 2008

SBC President Frank Page and President George Bush, 11 Oct 2006/Larry DowningAmerica’s largest evangelical denomination, the 16-million strong Southern Baptist Convention, is holding its annual meeting in Indianapolis on Tuesday and Wednesday against the backdrop of a decline in the number of yearly baptisms.

Southern Baptists (and Republicans): old, white and in decline?

June 25, 2009

The evangelical Protestant revival has been one of the most dynamic religious and social movements in the United States in the last three decades. According to the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, one in four U.S. adults now count themselves as followers of this faith tradition.

Southern Baptists see more converts than dunkings

February 6, 2008

Baptism in the River Jordan, 8 Nov. 2007/Eliana AponteEvangelists in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) have noticed an interesting trend as they make in-roads into traditionally Catholic strongholds such as the Hispanic community.