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  American Baptist Association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Though the American Baptist Association (distinct from the American Baptist Churches in the USA) was organized in 1924, the ABA stems from an independent "New Testament Church" movement, also known as Landmarkism.
A move for unification of the Baptist Missionary Association of Texas and the General Association came to fruition at Texarkana, Texas in 1924.
The General Association adjourned 'sine die,' and was replaced by the newly formed American Baptist Association (ABA).
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 American Baptist Churches USA - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) is a group of Baptist churches within the United States; headquartered in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.
Baptists in the south withdrew support from the Triennial Convention and formed the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in 1845, utilizing a more centralized organizational structure for carrying on missionary and benevolent enterprises.
The Baptist churches in the north have not grown to the extent of those in the south, perhaps being less evangelical, and having greater ecumenical interests.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_Baptist_Churches   (340 words)

American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. New Hampshire
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Spence, Hartzell.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Finke, Roger and Rodney Stark.
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 CHAPTER VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Beginning with the Baptist Missionary Association of Texas in 1900 and the General Association of Arkansas Baptist Churches in 1902, the summary included also state associations in Mississippi, Missouri, Louisiana, and Oklahoma, as well as the national associations: Baptist General Association (1905), American Baptist Association (1924), and North American Baptist Association (1950).
Associational Baptists, however, apparently were more consistent in their Landmarkism, especially in the belief in tenet number "VI." The clash of personalities was probably heightened in intensity because of these differences in opinion in ecclesiology.
As to the role ecclesiological differences had in the delay until 1924 of a union of Associational Baptists in a national association, the answer is again related primarily to a difference in missions philosophy.
www.bmaweb.net /BMALibrary/diss/bryan_p/chapter7.htm   (2068 words)

 Baptist Family Churches   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
There are hundreds of branches and associations of Baptist churches, based on the belief that those baptized as infants must be rebaptized as adults.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. The present name was chosen in 1973, after conflict between liberals and conservatives over the literal interpretation of the Bible, affiliations of congregations for the purpose of missionary activity, and organizational issues such as the question of how much authority should be given to structures beyond the local church.
National Baptist Convention of the U.S.A. The National Baptist Convention of the U.S.A. came into existence after the adoption of a resolution before the Foreign Mission Baptist Convention of the U.S.A. to merge itself, the American National Baptist Convention, and the Baptist National Educational Convention.
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 Do You Know Your ABA's - North Jacksonville Missionary Baptist Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Long before there was an American Baptist Association, there were many state, regional and local associations of churches which held the teachings and practices that the churches of the ABA now hold.
The ABA people believe that the church is always a congregation of baptized believers, covenanting to meet for worship and service to Christ, and authorized by the Lord to minister in His name.
The churches of the American Baptist Association are not perfect--yet.
www.northjacksonville.org /about_church/aba_desc.html   (809 words)

 CHAPTER V   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Associational Baptists in Oklahoma.--Articles fifteen and eighteen of the Doctrinal Statement of the Missionary Baptist Association of Oklahoma are identical to the same articles in the Doctrinal Statement of the North American Baptist Association.
The object of this Association shall be to awaken deeper interest in the welfare of the denomination, to cultivate a closer union among the Churches, and to endeavor to produce and perpetuate the very greatest possible activity as to missionary and educational enterprises and as to the widest scope of denominational benevolence.
The stated purpose of the Baptist Missionary Association of Louisiana, adopted in 1954, is exactly the verbiage of the Arkansas Missionary Baptist Association.
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 CHAPTER I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In the midst of the controversy, the terms "Convention Baptist" and "Associational [or Association] Baptist" came to be used to distinguish between the Landmark and non-Landmark movements.
Both the American and North American Baptist associations have made progress in their missionary, educational and benevolent outreach, although their work is quite modest in proportion to the larger Southern Baptist Convention.
In the present study, the word "split" is utilized often because it is the most common expression used in Associational Baptist literature to describe the various organic divisions which have occurred in the Baptist denomination.
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Thereupon, the composition of the association remained virtually the same after the mid-1930s until a rupture connected with the establishment of the North American Baptist Association occurred in the late 1940s.
The "Sine Die" adjournment of the "Missionary Baptist General Association" and the formation of the "American Baptist Association" on December 10-11, 1924, was the culmination of several years movement toward a "unification" of the various Landmark Baptists.
This new association of churches was the result of sharp controversy at the 1949 and 1950 sessions of the American Baptist Association.
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American Baptist Flag (St. Louis and Fulton, Ky.), April, 1898-April, 1905; succeeded by Baptist Flag (Fulton, Ky., and Nashville), May, 1905-September, 1925; succeeded by American Baptist (Memphis; Laurel, Miss.; and Little Rock, Ark.), October, 1925-September, 1970.
Piper, L. "The Landmark Baptist Association of Missouri." XXXVII (November 30, 1911), 11.
Baptist Missionary Association of Texas, 1904, 1919, 1931-1936, 1942, 1948-1950, 1954-1958.
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 American Baptist Association --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
association of independent, conservative Baptist churches, organized as the North American Baptist Association in Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S., in 1950, in protest against the American Baptist Association's policy of seating at meetings messengers who were not members of the churches that elected them.
These Baptists believed in free will, free grace, and free salvation, in contrast to most Baptists, who were Calvinists (i.e., who believed that Christ died only for those predestined to be saved).
association of Baptist churches; organized as the Northern Baptist Convention in 1907; became the American Baptist Convention in 1950; adopted present name in 1973; developed out of the various Baptist associations and societies organized in the U.S. in the 18th and 19th centuries; meets annually and carries out its work through various divisions and societies;...
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 American Association for Adult and Continuing Education --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Its goals are to further the work of scientists, to facilitate cooperation among them, to improve the effectiveness of science in the promotion of human welfare, and to...
American voluntary association of teachers, administrators, and other educators associated with elementary and secondary schools and colleges and universities.
organization of American physicians, the objective of which is “to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of public health.” It was founded in Philadelphia in 1847 by 250 delegates representing more than 40 medical societies and 28 colleges.
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 American Baptist Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
That in the kingdom activities the church is the unit of co-operation, and that equal authority and responsibility should be met and shared by them according to their several abilities.
The of this association support missionaries on several foreign fields and a large number of missionaries in the United States.
Editor: The American Baptist Association is a very liberal organization today, but in the early 1900's even they stood for what Real Baptists have always stood for, an infallible, verbally inspired Bible, (notice it doesn't say, in the originals).
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 American Baptist Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Until 1899, when the Missionary Baptist Association of Texas was formed, Landmarkism remained unorganized.
In 1905, however, churches both inside and outside the SBC formed a Landmark denomination, the General Association, which in 1924 became the American Baptist Association (ABA).
In 1987 the association reported 250,000 members, 1,705 churches, and 1,740 ministers in the United States.
www.jmahoney.com /ambapas.htm   (202 words)

 american baptist association - american baptist association Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
American Baptist Association - The ABA is a group of Landmark...
The North American Mission Board (NAMB) is the domestic missions agency of the Southern Baptist Convention.
...the American Baptist Association, not to be confused with the American Baptist Convention!
www.biblessource.info /american-baptist-association   (776 words)

 American Baptist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name American Baptist might refer to one of two specific groups of Baptist churches in the United States of America:
This is a disambiguation page—a list of articles associated with the same title.
If an internal link referred you to this page, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_Baptist   (94 words)

 CrossSearch category: Baptist
American Baptists are proud of their heritage and eager to meet the challenges of being a people of God in a spiritually and physically needy world.
The Purpose of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia is to enable the people of God who are committed to historic Baptist principles to carry out the Great Commission under the Lordship of Jesus Christ in a fellowship where every Christian has the freedom and responsibility to exercise God's gift and calling.
Frontier Baptist Association is a growing group of Southern Baptist churches located in Western New York.
www.crosssearch.com /Churches_and_Denominations/Denominations/Baptist   (677 words)

 American Baptist Homes & Hospitals Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The American Baptist Homes and Hospitals Association was founded in 1930 as a means of fellowship to provide and promote cooperation, communication, and a standard of excellence in the ministry of caring to the young, elderly, physically, mentally and emotionally disabled, and the sick.
As the Association grows, it continues today with the mission to develop and enhance the ministries of its members; to promote standards of excellence in ABH services to adults and children of special needs; to communicate its program to all American Baptist Churches USA.
Our ministry is diligently developing plans and strategies for how American Baptists around the country can best lend a hand to the survivors.
www.nationalministries.org /mission/abhha   (222 words)

 Official Creed of the American Baptist Association
We believe that there are two divinely appointed offices in a church, pastors and deacons, to be filled by men whose qualifications are set forth in Titus and 1 Timothy.
We believe that all associations, fellowships, and committees are, and properly should be, servants of, and under control of the churches (Matt.
We believe in freedom of worship without interference from the government and affirm our belief in civil obedience, unless the laws and regulations of civil government run contrary to the Holy Scriptures (Rom.
www.bible.ca /cr-american-baptist-association.htm   (677 words)

Member of the Association of Professors of Mission, APM (founding member); and a member of the Evangelical Missiological Society, EMS.
Member of the Association of Hispanic Theological Educators (AETH), 1993 to present (APHILA and AETH have now merged into one organization).
Former board member of the Center for Socio-Religious Research (CISRE) in San Jose, Costa Rica; affiliated with the Evangelical Alliance of Costa Rica, 1997-2001; current board member of the Institute of Socio-Religious Studies (IDES) that replaced CISRE in 2001, affiliated with the Evangelical University of the Americas (UNELA).
www.ideaministries.com /clh-resume.htm   (2134 words)

 Membership Reported
American Baptist Churches in U.S.A. Antiochean Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, North American Diocese
National Baptist Convention of the U.S.A. 7,000,000 (Total)
www.jmahoney.com /Membership%20Reported.htm   (55 words)

 Baptist Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Find here links to national and international Baptist organizations.
Because of space, local Baptist Churches and regional associations are not listed.
Many of these can be found on the various national organizations' web pages.
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 Southwest Baptist Camp - Texas & New Mexico
Southwest Baptist Camp are American Baptist Association churches in Texas and New Mexico whose primary mission is to spread the good news of Jesus Christ through Christian camps in Texas and New Mexico.
Westwood Baptist Church, Odessa, Texas, is the sponsoring church.
The programming is a mix of incredible activities, spiritual growth, small group interaction, worship, and personal growth.
swbcamp.com   (184 words)

 About Us
The American Baptist Association Credit Union was organized on March 17, 1970, with a purpose and goal to help those that are associated with the American Baptist Association.
You are not only saving for your future needs but you are being paid interest and every quarter will receive a detailed statement.
Any person holding membership in an American Baptist Association affiliated Church in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico.
www.abacu.org /about.htm   (267 words)

 Worship Links - Denominations - Baptist
Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches in Canada, The
London Baptist Association, London, UK National Association of Free Will Baptists
World List of Baptist Churches Online Lists over 3000 local Baptist churches.
www.worshiplinks.com /denominations_baptist.htm   (57 words)

 Crestview Missionary Baptist Church - Arlington, TX - American Baptist Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Crestview Missionary Baptist Church - Arlington, TX - American Baptist Association
I would like to thank you for visiting our website and welcome you to our join us for a time of fellowship and worship.
Please check out our list of scheduled services and study groups and contact us if you have any questions.
www.crestviewmbc.org   (54 words)

 American Baptist Association - Official web site of this international fellowship of Missionary Baptist churches. They ...
American Baptist Association - Official web site of this international fellowship of Missionary Baptist churches.
They were influenced by the Landmark Baptists, and stress the autonomy of the local church.
Official web site of this international fellowship of Missionary Baptist churches.
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