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Confusion about Baptist Denominations

Discussion in '2004 Archive' started by micahaaron, Jan 9, 2004.

  1. micahaaron

    micahaaron New Member

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    Apostle Paul says in 1 Corinthians 1 and 2 we are not to be divisive. Why does Baptists have so many sub-denominations under the Baptist label? What purpose do they serve? Why do certain individual baptists care more about the label than being just a christian?
     
  2. Bethelassoc

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    From my limited study on Baptist denominations, I've realized that the trend, in some cases, stems from personality clashes. Other times, it depends on if you are a fan of Calvin or of Arminius.

    Personality problems (pride) has been the biggest problem I've seen. Technically, Baptists agree on principle.....it's the WORDING that causes the feuding! [​IMG]
     
  3. Bethelassoc

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    Check out the thread called "Denominational Sites." rlvaughn gives some information to the formation of the Baptists in the United States and why they came about.
     
  4. Ben W

    Ben W Active Member
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    Interestingly a number of Baptist churches although being seperate denominationally work together in missions in the Baptist World Alliance.

    http://www.bwanet.org/
     
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