|Sixteen people were baptized April 23 at Hazen Christian Fellowship in central North Dakota, where pastor Bob Pittman said his church wanted to do what it could to contribute to the SBC’s goal of baptizing 1 million new believers during the current church year. Photo courtesy of Hazen Christian Fellowship |
HAZEN, N.D. (BP)--The challenge to witness to, win and baptize 1 million people in the Southern Baptist Convention this year has reached even to rural North Dakota, where residents’ Catholic and Lutheran backgrounds present an additional challenge to communicating the importance of believer’s baptism.
Bob Pittman, pastor of Hazen Christian Fellowship in Hazen, N.D., said his congregation wanted to do their part when SBC President Bobby Welch launched the “‘Everyone Can!’ Kingdom Challenge” for evangelism last June. Never mind their size, and never mind their location. Read More