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 Southern Baptist head warns of waning numbers

[b]Southern Baptist head warns of waning numbers[/b]

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Southern Baptists are facing a membership decline that could shrink the nation's largest Protestant denomination by nearly half in 40 years, its convention president said this week.

The Rev. Johnny Hunt, a megachurch pastor from Woodstock, Ga., told convention members gathered in Louisville that Southern Baptists need to give more to worldwide missions and attract minorities.

"I really do believe we need a revival," Hunt said in a 45-minute address that kicked off the two-day convention. ...

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SI Moderator - Greg Gordon

 2009/6/27 21:54Profile

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 Re: Southern Baptist head warns of waning numbers

[i]“I can see little consistency in a type of Christian activity which preaches the gospel on the street corners and at the ends of the earth but neglects the children of the covenant by abandoning them to a cold and unbelieving secularism.”[/i] - J. Gresham Machen

As Voddie Baucham said, if we keep sending our children to Caesar for their education, we need to stop being surprised when they come home as Romans.

Taylor Otwell

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