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Southern Baptist Convention
|Southern Baptist Convention|
|Motto||Reaching the world for Christ.|
|Formation||May 8-12, 1845|
|Type||Protestant * Christian|
The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a United States-based Christian denomination. The name Southern Baptist Convention refers both to the denomination and to its annual meeting of members. They split from the northern Baptists in 1845 over the slavery question.
- Historical Statistics of the U.S. (1976) series H805 (with 2005 estimate from Convention figures) visit http://www.baptisthistory.org/sbaptistbeginnings.htm