Baptist Convention of Tanzania

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Baptist Convention of Tanzania
AbbreviationBCT
ClassificationEvangelical Christianity
TheologyBaptist
AssociationsBaptist World Alliance
HeadquartersDar es Salaam, Tanzania
Origin1971
Congregations1,250
Members2,028,000
Official websitebct-tanzania.net

The Baptist Convention of Tanzania is a Baptist Christian denomination, affiliated with the Baptist World Alliance, in Tanzania. The headquarters is in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

History[edit]

The Baptist Convention of Tanzania started in 1956 as a foreign mission of the Southern Baptist Convention of the United States of America. [1] The Baptist Convention of Tanzania was officially formed in 1971. [2]

In 2015, it had 1,250 churches and 2,028,000 members. [3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ William H. Brackney, Historical Dictionary of the Baptists, Scarecrow Press, USA, 2009, p. 558
  2. ^ William H. Brackney, Historical Dictionary of the Baptists, Scarecrow Press, USA, 2009, p. 558
  3. ^ Baptist World Alliance, Statistics, bwanet.org, USA, retrieved September 29, 2018

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