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Discussion in 'Fundamental Baptist Forum' started by Truth Seeker, Nov 5, 2016.

  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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  6. Truth Seeker

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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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    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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    They no longer do.
     
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    What was that scandel about?
     
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    Just type in Jack Schaap's name or the Jack Schaap scandel on the internet and you will find information on it.
     
  17. InTheLight

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    Yeah, that was a sordid affair.

    (And what I just typed can be taken in more than one way.)
     
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    I see Thomas Road Baptist Church of Lynchburg, Va, on that list. Do they still maintain dual affiliation with the BBFI and SBC?
     
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    As far as I know TRBC is still affiliated with the BBFI and the SBC via the Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia, a state convention affiliated with the SBC.
     
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