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Who Are Free Will Baptists?

CLICK HERE FOR 2018 CONVENTION HOTEL RESERVATIONS Have you noticed a Free Will Baptist church in your commu­nity? Maybe you have heard about “Baptists” all your life but never realized there are actually dozens of Baptist groups. But who are these Baptists with “Free Will” before their name? And how are they different from the other Baptist groups? The Free Will Baptist denomination is a fellowship of evangeli­cal churches that adhere to the Bible as the foundation of faith and…

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2014 Convention Recap

Principles of Sowing and Reaping 2014 National Association of Free Will Baptists | Fort Worth, Texas, July 27-30 Convention in Cowtown Central Texas temps soared into triple digits as 4,320 delegates and visitors converged on Cowtown when the National Association of Free Will Baptists returned to Fort Worth, Texas, July 27-30, for the 78th national convention, the fourth in the city. The 2014 theme explored “Principles of Sowing and Reaping.” Worship Music Coordinator Kevin Justice and the Music Commission produced…

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2013 National Convention Review

Beside the sparkling blue water of the Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa, Florida, the National Association of Free Will Baptists met for its 77th Annual Convention. The calm, rippling water did not reflect the carefully organized bustle of nearly 5,000 convention attendees swarming inside the Tampa Convention Center. They were all hurrying (after stopping to chat with 25 different people) to their respective seminars, luncheons, business meetings, competitions, service projects, and a myriad of other opportunities. The 2013 convention theme…

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What We Believe

Who are Free Will Baptists? Free Will Baptist roots can be traced to England as early as 1611. The first FWB church in America was begun by Paul Palmer in 1727 in Perquimans County, North Carolina. Some years later, in 1780, under the leadership of Benjamin Randall, Free Will Baptists were established in the northeast at New Durham, New Hampshire. From these early beginnings, Free Will Baptists in America have had a continuing ministry. Today, the National Association of Free…

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Who are Free Will Baptists? Have you noticed a Free Will Baptist church in your commu­nity? Maybe you have heard of “Baptists” all your life but never realized there are actually dozens of Baptist groups. But who are these Baptists with “Free Will” before their name? And how are they different from the other Baptist groups? The Free Will Baptist denomination is a fellowship of evangeli­cal churches that adhere to the Bible as the foundation of faith and practice. The…

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