As I understand it, a church is Baptist if it subscribes to the "Baptist distinctives". Here is a link to the "distinctives". http://www.garbc.org/garbc_home/baptdist.shtml#whatare Here is a link to an article about a Baptist church. http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/news/local/6188637.htm Is Glendale Baptist Church of Nashville, TN a Baptist church? Please explain your answer in light of the "distinctives".