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In case you care… November 15, 2007

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In case you care…here are the answers to my fun (or not so fun) little Baptist quiz from yesterday. 

If you are young and read this blog and also have to be Baptist and read this blog, over the coming weeks I encourage you to check out the blog I mentioned yesterday.  It is my hope that over the coming weeks we young Baptists can have some good discussion as to why in the world we chose to go against the post-denominational wave of our generation and remained Baptist. 
…a Baptist pastor established the first form of governance in America that provided complete religious freedom for all

ROGER WILLIAMS

…the first Baptist missionaries from America were not Baptists when they set sail for the mission field but became Baptists on the way to the mission field

ADONIRAM AND ANN HASSELTINE JUDSON

…the first Baptist pastor on English soil was imprisoned by King James I (of King James Bible fame) for insisting that all persons should have freedom to worship

THOMAS HELWYS

…the first elected president of the Republic of Texas became an outstanding Texas Baptist layman

SAM HOUSTON

…some of the earliest Baptists practiced baptism by pouring and not by immersion but soon determined that the Bible taught immersion is the correct way to baptize

EARLY GENERAL BAPTISTS

…some early Baptists in America were publicly whipped for including singing in a worship service because such singing was viewed as unspiritual and unbiblical.

BAPTISTS IN COLONIAL AMERICA

…the first Baptist missionary from the United States to another country was an African-American who had been a slave

GEORGE LEILE

…a Baptist pastor from Texas preached a sermon from the steps of the United States Capitol in Washington D. C. on religious liberty

GEORGE W. TRUETT

…A Baptist pastor in Virginia met with James Madison to encourage an amendment to the Constitution of the United States guaranteeing freedom of religion

JOHN LELAND

…the best known evangelist in the world is a Baptist whose church membership is in Texas

BILLY GRAHAM

…that the first person baptized in the Gulf of Mexico as a Baptist when Texas was still an independent nation founded a major milk company

GAIL BORDEN JR.

…that a former President of the United States of America and a Nobel Prize recipient is a Baptist layman Sunday School teacher

JIMMY CARTER

…that a generous Baptist businessman was the first to develop an effective process for pasteurizing cheese.

JAMES L. KRAFT

…that the author of the widely used devotional book My Utmost for His Highest was a Baptist from a devout Baptist family, his father and brother being Baptist pastors

OSWALD CHAMBERS

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One Response to “In case you care…”

  1. mlsw Says:

    1) I am reading, and I am classy.
    2) I will be stealing these and placing them on my blog.
    3) I will sacrifice and sit by myself at Rob Bell.


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