Holy Scripture always has been for American Baptists the authoritative and trustworthy guide for knowing and serving the God who is revealed as Creator, Savior and Advocate.Baptist roots date back four centuries to a people seeking the opportunity to worship God as individual members of freely organized and freely functioning local churches.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.
You might have heard of "Baptists", "Independent Baptists", or even "Fundamentalist Baptists". I realize that the term "Fundamental Baptist" has been used by many different people, resulting in a great deal of confusion about the term's meaning.
unto Him be glory in the Church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end, Amen." (Eph. Carroll tell how he became interested in the history of the different denominations especially their origin.
He wrote the book after he was 70 years old, but he said, "I was converted unto God when I was just a boy.
Basically, a Fundamental Baptist is a Bible-believing Baptist.
Because a Fundamental Baptist believes the Bible, he or she also believes in the baptism of believers in Jesus by immersion in water, as the Bible instructs.