NEWS STORY: Trend: Another prominent church quits Southern Baptist Convention

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c. 1999 Religion News Service UNDATED _ First Baptist Church of Greenville, S.C., has become the first church in the state to publicly leave the Southern Baptist Convention over its conservative direction, a trend that already has departures by eight churches in neighboring North Carolina. Ninety percent of voting congregants chose to”prayerfully, voluntarily and deliberately”break […]

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