Southern Baptist Church Planting Up in 2020, But Baptisms Plunge by Half

"Southern Baptists saw an uptick in church planting and kept relatively steady levels of giving despite COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020. But overall, the denomination experienced another year of decline, with the pandemic accelerating historically steep drops in membership and baptism." - C.Today

RNS: Southern Baptist decline continues, denomination has lost more than 2 million members since 2006
SBC Voices: 2020 SBC Covid year statistics, not all that bad

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