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First Baptist Church of Dallas, Dallas

First Baptist Church of Dallas, Dallas

The First Baptist Church of Dallas is a very famous house of worship. In modern terms, it is a mega church, which means it has a whole lot of members. As a part of the Southern Baptist Convention, it had just shy of 10,000 members in 2011, according to their statistics.

The church was founded in 1872. The current building was completed in 1891, and has been a prominent part of the downtown landscape for years. The church is done in a Gothic style of architecture, and covers over six city blocks in the downtown area. There are seven major buildings in the overall complex.

In the current day setting, the church not only ministers to its ten thousand members, but also runs a small college, a school, and several radio stations throughout Texas. The local congregation is also known for its mission work in the street of downtown Dallas. Interestingly, the current pastor is also quite famous for his politically incorrect public statements.

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Sight Name: First Baptist Church of Dallas
Sight Location: Dallas, USA
Sight Type: Religious
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