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Denominations: Unitarian Universalist Association

There are about 153,000 members of the UUA (UUA Membership Statistics, 1961-2020, uua.org).  The top three states by number are: (1) California; (2) New York; (3) Texas (Demographic and Statistical Information, uua.org). History The UUA was formed in 1961 when … Continue reading

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Denominations: Baptist Church (Part 1)

Ascertaining accurate total numbers is difficult.  The Baptist church is greatly divided.  The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) indicates that their fellowship of 241 conventions and unions, in 126 countries and territories, comprised 47 million baptized believers in 2020 (members unions, … Continue reading

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Denominations: Reformed/Presbyterian Church (Part 2)

Name The name “Reformed Church” has its origin in the reformation.  “Originally, all of the Reformation churches used this name (or the name Evangelical) to distinguish themselves from the “unreformed” or unchanged, Roman Catholic Church.  After the great controversy among … Continue reading

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Prophecy: Virgin Birth – A Study of Isaiah 7:1-16 (Part 1)

The background to this chapter is this: Assyria is pushing westward, conquering territory, and quickly becoming the dominant world power. Under these circumstances, two old foes, Syria and Israel, form a league for mutual protection. The two then try to … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom

People from different religious persuasions settled in the land that eventually would become The United States of America.  (1) The Pilgrims were people who had separated themselves from the Church of England. They were persecuted in England . They fled … Continue reading

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