Southern Baptist Convention

Southern Baptist Convention

Reaching the world for Christ.

Classification

Protestant

Orientation

Evangelical

Polity

Congregationalist

Geographical area

United States

Origin

May 8–12, 1845

Augusta, Georgia

Separated from

Triennial Convention

Separations

American Baptist Association,

Alliance of Baptists,

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship

Congregations

43,669

Members

16.2 million

Official Website

www.sbc.net

Statistics for 2005[1]

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a United States-based, mostly conservative[2] Christian denomination. It is the world’s largest Baptist denomination and the largest Protestant body in the US with over 16 million members and more than 42,000 churches.[3]

From: Wikipedia



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