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 »

It is unknown in which month Jesus was born. Although his birthday is celebrated annually on December 25, the Bible offers some clues that the month of his birth may have been September More »

John Adams, the second president of the United States, was born on Oct. 30, 1735, in the northern section of Braintree, Mass., now known as Quincy. He was the eldest son of John and Susanna Boylston Adams. 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 »

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 »

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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An example of a short Baptist sermon is "God Bless America, Land that I Love!" The main talking points in this sermon are opinions on the past, present and future of Christianity in America, with an emphasis on how God e... More »

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