Where is the 2021 Southern Baptist Convention?

Southern Baptists gather in prayer during the annual Southern Baptist Convention meeting at Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn., Tuesday, June 15, 2021.

Where will the Southern Baptist Convention be held this year?

The Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting officially began Tuesday at the Music City Center. For more in-depth coverage, follow The Tennessean’s live coverage here. The meeting is the first gathering of significant size to be held in Nashville since the pandemic slashed the city’s tourism industry.

How many members are in the National Baptist Convention?


National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
Congregations 21,145
Members 8,415,100
Official website www.nationalbaptist.com

What does the Southern Baptist Convention believe?

Southern Baptist churches are evangelical in doctrine and practice, emphasizing the significance of the individual conversion experience, which is affirmed by the person having complete immersion in water for a believer’s baptism; they reject the practice of infant baptism.

Is drinking a sin for Baptists?

Baptists have long believed that drinking alcohol is not only unhealthy and morally lax, but is in direct opposition to what God wants. Strict interpretation of the Bible is a cornerstone of Baptist belief, and they believe Scripture specifically tells them that drinking alcohol is wrong.

What is the National Baptist Church Convention?

The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. is a convention of primarily African-American Baptists. The convention is governed similar to a presbytery yet allows its member churches to govern themselves under the congregationalist polity.

What is the Baptist Conference?

Answer: The Baptist General Conference (BGC) was renamed Converge in 2015. The Baptist General Conference is a national association of autonomous evangelical churches that began in the Midwest among Scandinavian immigrants.

What is the National Baptist Congress?

The National Baptist Congress of Christian Education Annual Session is the education arm of the NBC, USA, Inc., and is responsible for teaching and training classes in every aspect of Christian Education. This meeting, attended by 30,000 delegates, is held each year in June at various locations throughout the United States.