Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling). Baptist churches also generally subscribe to the doctrines of soul competency, sola fide (salvation by faith alone), sola scriptura (scripture alone as the rule of faith and practice) and congregationalist church government. Baptists generally recognize two ordinances: baptism and communion. - Source: Wikipedia
The church announced the auction on its Facebook page on April 11 and followed up a couple of days later with a video of the chicken being removed from its rooftop perch.
A former youth ministry leader at Crabapple First Baptist Church in Alpharetta tells The Washington Post that the 21-year-old charged with shooting eight people, most of them women of Asian descent, at three Atlanta-area massage parlors, was a member of the congregation.
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