The First Baptists Online?

Discussion in 'Baptist History' started by Ben W, Jun 21, 2005.

  1. Ben W

    Ben W
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2002
    Messages:
    8,868
    Likes Received:
    0
    The internet is certainley more popular these days than what it once was, do you recall what was the first Baptist or Christian ministry on the internet in the days prior to the Baptist Board? [​IMG]
     
  2. mesly

    mesly
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    May 7, 2002
    Messages:
    283
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ben,

    Although not Baptist, I remember logging into a BBS in Detroit, MI back in 1983 which was a Christian BBS (The Good News BBS). Later on in that decade, I was running my own Christian BBS which was part of a network called, Computers for Christ - consisted of about 50 computers throughout the USA. It wasn't on the internet, but rather we dialed directly between all of the systems to exhchange email.

    Prior to 1983, I think CompuServe may have had a Christian forum.
     
  3. Jimmy C

    Jimmy C
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    May 13, 2003
    Messages:
    1,250
    Likes Received:
    0
    sbcnet had a forum on compuserve that I used to belong to - dont remember when exactly it went defunct - but there were many moderates who particiapted, the "conservative resurgent" types didnt seem to like it and had the board shut down
     

Share This Page

Loading...