Liberia Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention

The Liberia Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention is a Baptist Christian denomination in Liberia. It is affiliated with the Baptist World Alliance. The headquarters is in Monrovia.

Liberia Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention
ClassificationEvangelical Christianity
TheologyBaptist
AssociationsBaptist World Alliance
HeadquartersMonrovia, Liberia
Origin1880
Congregations289
Members55,298

HistoryEdit

The Liberia Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention has its origins in an American mission of the Richmond African Baptist Missionary Society in 1821. [1] It is officially founded in 1880. [2] According to a denomination census released in 2020, it claimed 289 churches and 55,298 members. [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann, Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, ABC-CLIO, USA, 2010, p. 1715
  2. ^ William H. Brackney, Historical Dictionary of the Baptists, Scarecrow Press, USA, 2009, p. 344
  3. ^ Baptist World Alliance, Members, baptistworld.org, USA, retrieved December 5, 2020