Baptist: it’s one of the most well-known denominations in Protestant Christianity and aptly named after its main belief in believer’s baptism, where a person chooses to publicly proclaim their faith in Christ by baptism.
There are some 50 million Baptists in the U.S. alone, making it one of the largest groups of Protestants in the nation.
Here are 10 things to know about Baptists and their beliefs.
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I’m confident that you would say you believe in the existence of hell. But let me ask you: Do you truly believe that the non-Christians you know will spend eternity there? Are you convinced that your neighbors who seem to be living moral lives but do not follow Jesus are in peril of eternal separation from God? If you do, what are you doing to help them choose salvation in Christ? Only 10 percent of Christian churchgoers say they share their faith with a lost person at least once a month. When last did you?