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Which Christian group do you belong to?

Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by Gold Dragon, Jan 11, 2006.

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  1. Southern Baptist

    46.5%
  2. Independent Fundamentalist Baptist

    9.9%
  3. Independent Baptist

    3.0%
  4. American Baptist Churches

    1.0%
  5. National Baptist Convention USA

    6.9%
  6. Reformed Baptist (Particular, Regular, Primitive, etc)

    3.0%
  7. Free-will Baptist (General, etc)

    7.9%
  8. Other Baptist (Seventh-Day, etc)

    4.0%
  9. Non-denominational (Congregationalist, Calvary Chapel, Evangelical Free, etc)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Mennonite (Mennonite Brethren, etc)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. Other Anabaptist (Amish, Hutterite, Brethren, etc)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. Quakers (Shakers, etc)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  13. Restorationist (Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, etc)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. Uniting Churches (United Church of Christ, United Church of Canada, etc)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. Adventist (Seventh Day Adventist, etc)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  16. Wesleyan (Methodist, Salvation Army, etc)

    1.0%
  17. Holiness (Nazarene, C&MA, Vineyard, etc)

    3.0%
  18. Pentecostal (Assemblies of God, etc)

    4.0%
  19. Reformed (Presbyterian, etc)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  20. Lutheran

    1.0%
  21. Anglican (Episcopal, etc)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  22. Orthodox (Eastern Orthodox, etc)

    1.0%
  23. Catholic (Roman Catholic, etc)

    7.9%
  24. Other

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Gold Dragon

    Gold Dragon Active Member

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    I have tried to include all the major groups and in brackets have related groups I could think of. If you can choose two options (ie Reformed Baptist choosing Reformed or Reformed Baptist) where one is a Baptist choice, please choose the Baptist option. If you can fit into multiple baptist categories, choose the one the best describes you.
     
  2. Gold Dragon

    Gold Dragon Active Member

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    I didn't expect so many Other votes so quickly. If you voted other, please specify so I can consider including a category for you if I do this again. Thanks.
     
  3. FBCPastorsWife

    FBCPastorsWife New Member

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    I'm Independent Fundamental Baptist all the way [​IMG]
     
  4. natters

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    "in transition, seeking" or "on a journey" [​IMG]
     
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    I Am Blessed 24 Active Member

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    Bro. James Reed New Member

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    I don't consider us "Reformed Baptist" because that carries the conotation that we were "off" and then "re-formed" in order to get "back in".

    Anyway, I picked that because you specified in parentheses that you were referring to Particulars, Regulars, and Primitives.

    I, btw, am a Primitive Baptist.
     
  9. gb93433

    gb93433 Active Member

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    Baptist General Conference
     
  10. StefanM

    StefanM Well-Known Member

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  11. Baptist Believer

    Baptist Believer Well-Known Member
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    Ben W New Member

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    Melanie Active Member

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    Oh dear.... am I a token .....
     
  14. Gold Dragon

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    By Reformed baptist, I am referring to those churches strongly influenced by calvinistic or reformed tradition and/or theology who do not fit more strongly in any of the other Baptist categories. It is not meant to describe baptists who have reformed in some way. Thanks.
     
  15. EdSutton

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    I am other- period, a member of the body of Christ. I happen to be a 'member' of an 'independent' local church (Forks of Dix River) that chosen to associate with the Southern Baptist Convention. BTW, we (FDR) could not be 'Southern Baptist' if we wanted; we are the third oldest extant Baptist church in KY, and are the were constituted as a local body over sixty years before there was such a thing as a Southern Baptist. I'm not trying to be argumentative, (I usually don't even have to try) but suggest that if a church is Baptist, it is independent by definition. Who that church decides to associate with is another matter.
    Ed
     
  16. EdSutton

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    I apologize for the typing mIs-tEakes! [​IMG]
    Ed [​IMG]
     
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  18. Gold Dragon

    Gold Dragon Active Member

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    Thanks Ed for your feedback. I understand your position and this poll is not meant to corner you into a stereotype but I created it to give me an idea of the make-up of the BB and see where people self-identify.

    It sounds like you could have selected Southern Baptist, Independent Baptist or Other Baptist.

    If I created a category called "Christian attending Baptist Church" would you have chosen this option?

    Thanks
     
  19. bobbyd

    bobbyd New Member

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    I'm in the "Christian attending a Southern Baptist Church" crowd, :D
     
  20. Johnv

    Johnv New Member

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    The poll lists Calvary Chapel as nondenominational. In fact, Calvary Chapel is its own denomination. My wife was a faithful calvarean until we married. We're currently seeking a local church to attend together (my home church is now 20 miles away, thanks to me having relocated to the northern region of the OC). We're at a tossup between a local Quaker church, and Reformed church. No rush, I'm sure God will let us know when He wants to let us know.
     
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