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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.


There are hundreds of different types of Baptist churches, but the two largest Baptist groups in the United States are the American Baptist Churches and the more conservative Southern Baptist Churches. There are about a dozen other major U.S. Baptist groups. Doctrine varies greatly among the groups.


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 of Baptists that came about because of a split in the 1800s regarding the issue


As members of the Protestant Christian faith, many Baptists celebrate a traditional American Christmas by erecting a Christmas tree, exchanging gifts, attending special Christmas church services, and enjoying special meals and parties with family and friends. They may also attend special Christmas e


Baptists do not have any specific prayers, but they believe all Christians should pray for wisdom, other people's salvation, those who hold governmental office, protection for self and loved ones and better understanding of the Bible. Baptists derive their views on prayer from the Bible.


The goals of the Southern Baptist Convention include proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ all over the world, advancing its ministry in individual neighborhoods and reporting the number of baptisms the churches are responsible for. The Southern Baptist Convention has been in existence for 170 year


Baptists and Pentecostals differ in the way they worship, in their beliefs about salvation and in the way they interpret gifts from God. They are both founded upon the beliefs of Christianity even with their differences.


Conventional foods are foods that have been produced through conventional, as opposed to organic, methods of farming. While organic farming and organic foods are strictly regulated, conventional foods are not subject to the same requirements, and as a result, may contain antibiotics, synthetic ferti


In sociology, familial conventions describe the values held by a nuclear family, including the value of support and bonding within the nuclear family itself. Family values include socioeconomic factors, such as religious, cultural and educational beliefs; income; career choices; and work ethic. Fami


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.