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More than 1 in 10 New Southern Baptist Churches Are Hispanic

Posted on AllSides October 28th, 2022
From The Center
Religion and Faith, Christianity, Hispanics, Southern Baptists
Image: Send Network / NAMB

The Southern Baptist Convention has launched its most focused effort to plant churches among the Hispanic community in North America with the expansion of Send Network Español this fall.

“Since 2010, Send Network has planted almost 10,000 new Southern Baptist churches throughout North America, of which more than 1,000 are Hispanic churches,” said Félix Cabrera, a native Puerto Rican with more than a decade of church-planting experience. “Because of this and the tremendous growth of the Hispanic community, the organization's leadership saw the importance of allocating resources specifically to this...

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