The 1.3-million members and over about 5,000 congregations of American Baptist Churches USA share with more than 42 million Baptists around the world a common tradition begun in the early 17th century.
That tradition has emphasized the Lordship and atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ, believers’ baptism, the competency of all believers to be in direct relationship with God and to interpret Scripture, the importance of the local church, the assurance of freedom in worship and opinion, and the need to be Christ’s witnesses within society.
I dont agree with a lot that her family does and it seems like I am an outcast because of my religion.
Is there any advice that you can give me or links to where I can read on how to survive this?
American Baptists celebrate the fact that belief in Jesus Christ assures salvation and eternal fellowship with a loving God.
The events of the first Easter week are the cornerstones of our faith: the death of Christ, in which He took upon Himself the sin of the world, and the Resurrection,which gave proof of His triumph over sin and death.
And, I strongly believe that God works through providence so that those following His will find opportunities to met appropriate people to marry. The idea of becoming one is not just a physical union through sex.