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[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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 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.


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