Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1) What are the organizations in which Byron Baptist is affiliated?
Byron Baptist is a member of the Southern Baptist Convention*, the Georgia Baptist Convention*, and the Rehoboth Baptist Association*. (*denotes external websites)
2) Is there a place for me to serve?
Yes! Byron Baptist has over 25 active ministries that involve men, women, students, and children of all ages. From music , student ministries and senior activities, children’s church to visitation ministry, Byron Baptist offers a number of areas where one can serve. Also, we encourage every member to be active in a ministry.
3) What is Byron Baptist’s belief about the Bible?
Byron Baptist’s position on the Bible is that it is the inerrant, infallible, and in-exhaustive word of God. It is the basis of all belief for the Christian. (See the Baptist Faith & Message – external website)
4) Does Byron Baptist support Missions?
Yes! Byron Baptist has its own mission teams and individuals that the church supports as well as its support for all of the Southern Baptist Convention mission programs, such as the Cooperative Program, Annie Armstrong (North American Missions) and Lottie Moon (International Missions) offerings.
5) How do I join Byron Baptist?
There are 4 ways you can become a member of Byron Baptist: a) By profession of faith and baptism; b) By letter from another Baptist Church (if you have already been baptized); c) By statement—you give your statement that you are saved and have been baptized by immersion; d) From another denomination—you present yourself for membership and be baptized by immersion.
6) Why do I have to be baptized by immersion?
Because Baptists believe that scriptural baptism is by immersion only.
7) How do I present myself for membership?
Come forward to the front of the auditorium following the message preached at the time when the invitation is given. The pastor will be at the front and will welcome you.
8) Are non-members allowed to serve in ministries?
Yes, non-members may serve in a limited capacity, but they cannot hold leadership positions.