It is my growing conviction that the Baptist churches in America are behind the age in missionary spirit.
They now and then make a spasmodic effort to throw off a nightmare debt of some years' accumulation, and then sink back into unconscious repose.
They’re denominationally aligned with the Southern Baptist Convention, but that doesn’t mean you have to be Baptist to join this group of God-hungry Christians.
So, being direct, I asked " Is the church a member of the SBC? A couple of months ago, I had the opportunity to speak with another young pastor who was involved in another church plant nearby. So, I asked him whether his church was a member of the SBC. Instead, he said his church was here to serve the community, not the church.
He mentioned how they would stress *grace.* I looked at him and said, "So, your church is a Reformed SBC, right?
The organization is monitored by the Anti-Defamation League, and classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. ALSO SEE: America's Most Hated Family In Crisis, and Brainwashed by the Westboro Baptist Church The church bases its work around the belief expressed by its best known slogan and the address of its primary website, "God hates fags", and expresses the opinion, based on its Biblical interpretation, that nearly every tragedy in the world is God's punishment for homosexuality – specifically society's increasing tolerance and acceptance of gay, lesbian, and bisexual people.
The group has achieved national notice because of its picketing of funeral processions of U. It maintains that God hates homosexuals above all other kinds of "sinners" and that homosexuality should be a capital crime.