Baptists Declare Open Season on Jews

On June 13, 1996, the Southern Baptist Convention passed a resolution which called for the Baptists to direct their “energies and resources toward the proclamation of the gospel to the Jewish people.” In essence, this puts the force and power of the largest fundamentalist Christian denomination with over 37,000 churches and 15 million members in the U.S.- squarely on the side of bringing Jews to Christianity.