To be an ordained Baptist minister, a person must first have a personal and committed relationship with the Lord Jesus. He must be in regular attendance at a local Baptist church, and must be involved with various minist... More »

The traditional process of becoming an ordained minister for a particular religion requires obtaining a master's or bachelor's degree and completing any other requirements specific to the church or religion of choice, re... More »

Although some churches allow people to become ordained ministers simply by filling out an online form, the general process for becoming ordained includes achieving a ministry or divinity degree, attending evaluations and... More »

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Baptist refers to a group of Christian denominations that all share the belief that baptism should be performed through full immersion and only for believers rather than for infants; Southern Baptist is a specific branch... More »

John the Baptist is a major figure in several religions, including Christianity and Islam. He was a wandering preacher who played a major role in the story of Jesus Christ. More »

Some common Baptist hymns are "Amazing Grace" and "The Old Rugged Cross." Both hymns praise God for the gift of Christian salvation. Another common Baptist hymn is "I Surrender All," written by J.W. VenDeVenter in 1896. More »

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Reverend John Newton Brown, an influential publisher, teacher and Baptist minister, wrote the Church Covenant in 1853. The Church Covenant is partly based on the New Hampshire Baptist Confession of Faith, which Brown co-... More »

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