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  •  Absolutely true - and that has led to... (1+ / 0-)
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    ...quite a few churches of "dual affiliation" who pick and choose where and how they interact with other Baptist associations.

    My current church participates in both SBC and CBF (Cooperative Baptist Fellowship) activities.  We are in fellowship with both the Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC) and the Kentucky Baptist Fellowship (KBF).   We pick and choose which specific opportunities give us the best chance to help our community, and we don't make blind contributions to any of them.

    Neither the SBC, CBF, KBC nor KBF has complained about this arrangement.

    The word "parent" is supposed to be a VERB, people...

    by wesmorgan1 on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 09:59:06 AM PDT

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    •  It's my opinion (1+ / 0-)
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      that the Baptist foundation principle of local church autonomy was the reason that it was the Danbury Baptists that Thomas Jefferson had to reassure about the "wall of separation between church and state".  They weren't even gonna let someone in their own denomination tell 'em how to run their church, much less someone in the gummint.

      I'll believe corporations are people when one comes home from Afghanistan in a body bag.

      by mojo11 on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 10:31:10 AM PDT

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