Every church remained free to decide for itself and even in Northern States the Baptists later winked at slavery.
"The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I. Jan. 1916" by Various
The Baptist missionaries extended their labors to various points on the northern peninsula and on the shores of Lake Superior.
"Old Mackinaw" by W. P. Strickland
Across the United States, there are 85,000 to 95,000 trained Southern Baptist disaster-relief volunteers, said Kenton Hunt, a pastor from northern Pennsylvania.
Brandy Whipple, center, speaks during the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition forum on prescription drug addiction on Friday at the First Baptist Church in North Adams.
Some Southern Baptist s worry that their denomination's name still carries the stigma of a 19th century split with northern Baptists over slavery.