It takes 50 Southern Baptists to win one person to Christ.
Why do some Georgia SBC churches absolutely obliterate that anemic percentage?
SBC baptismal waters at their lowest ebb since ’48? The title of this post is serious. Consider why this is the rate of baptisms and offer an answer to swing the trend upward. Sincere and serious answers only, please.
Soon, we were pulling items out of the containers one by one. “You remember this?” my wife would say. It seems like only yesterday they were running through the house carrying a toy in one hand and a blanket in the other. Only an hour ago, they went off to college, and a few minutes ago, they got married.
“While we baptized 79 people, we had about four or five times that many people who came to sing and rejoice with those being baptized” — Pastor Waylon Bailey.
The gospel is the greatest message in the world. It has the power to change people’s lives when we receive its message. But the soil of human hearts must receive it in order for God to use it to effect change in people’s lives.