10 Cool Facts
 
10 Cool Facts You Should Know About American Baptist
 
  1.  We believe that Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior, and that the Bible is the divinely inspired word of God that serves as the final written authority for living out the Christian faith. 
     
  2. The local church is the fundamental unit of mission in denominational life. 
     
  3. Partake of two ordinances: believers’ baptism and The Lord’s Supper. 
     
  4. We believe that the committed individual Christian can and should approach God directly, and that individual gifts of ministry should be shared. 
     
  5. Take seriously the call to evangelism and missionary work. 
     
  6. Support religious freedom and respect the expressions of faith of others. 
     
  7. Acknowledge that God’s family extends beyond our local churches, and that God calls us to cooperative ministries.
     
  8. We have been called to be Christ’s witnesses for justice and wholeness within a broken society. 
     
  9. Celebrates the racial, cultural and theological diversity witnessed within its membership. 
     
  10. Heed the biblical call to renewal and the need for a vital witness in a new millennium.

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