The Largest IFB Church In America

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  1. Truth Seeker

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    Is Lancaster Baptist Church the largest IFB church in America? Is Paul Chappell the top influencial IFB leader today? I know Liberty University (now SBC) and Bob Jones University are larger in size but they are not consider to be an IFB institution even though they might still use the "fundamentalist" label.
     
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    SBC churches can still be IFB
     
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    FBC Hammond is still larger than LBC.
     
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    I know FBC Hammond hasn't been the same since the Jack Schaap scandal. From what I read elsewhere, they have lost many church members and college students. Any evidence that they are still the largest church?
     
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    BJU is not a church, even though they do have a Sunday service. Just sayin'. :)
     
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    As a former one-year Bible college student who attended West Coast Baptist College, which is a ministry of Lancaster Baptist Church, and having had to attend numerous LBC services, Lancaster Baptist has to be pretty close to being neck-and-neck with FBC Hammond in regards to membership.
     
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    Didn't they get rid of that several years ago?
     
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    Oh, I thought that BJU had churches services in the university similar to Pensacola Christian College/.
     
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    Link to BJU
     
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    BJU epiphany from 2013:


     
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    The basis for the old BJ policy was the lack of churches in the area to absorb the BJ population. By 2013, the policy was obsolete.
     

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