Compiled by B&R Staff
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The North American Mission Board reported 732 new congregations in 2016. In addition, 232 churches began cooperating with the Southern Baptist Convention in 2016, bringing the total number of new congregations to 964.
In the Tennessee Baptist Convention, there were 46 new churches started last year. Twenty established churches affiliated with the convention last year while three formerly inactive churches re-engaged with the convention, totaling 69 new Tennessee congregations last year. [Read more…]