“And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.”  Colossians 1:18

Bible Baptist Church

Church Lineage

Brandon, Manitoba,  Canada

We wish to acknowledge and thank the pastors who have to this point contributed and researched on our behalf::


YEAR (A.D.)

CHURCH

MISSIONARY/ PASTOR

COMMENTS

1999


Bible Baptist Church

Brandon, Manitoba


John Reaves, Jr.

Sent out by authority of Brandon Bible Baptist Church as missionary to the Czech Republic

1988


Bible Baptist Church

Brandon, Manitoba


John Reaves, Sr.

Organized by the authority of Grace Baptist Church, Dennis Norwood, Pastor

1969


Grace Baptist Church  

Springfield, Missouri


Raymond Sowards

Reorganized Temple Bible Baptist Church of Springfield, MO. Changed name to Grace Bible Baptist Church. Pastor from  1969-1980

1958


Temple Bible Baptist Church Springfield, Missouri


Lawrence Watts

First official service held on Dec. 14, 1958. Established by authority of West Atlantic St. Baptist Church???

1953


West Atlantic St. Baptist Church Springfield, MO


Pastor Mitchell

Lawrence Watts ordained

????


West Atlantic St. Baptist Church  Springfield, MO


????

Started by ????  (Rose Hill Baptist Church????)

1933-1936


High Street Baptist Church Springfield, MO


Charlie Dyer

Bro. Dyer established High Street Baptist Church in Springfield, MO. Established under the authority of Rose Hill Baptist Church

1876

Rose Hill Baptist Church

Near Shady Grove/Willard, MO

George Long III

Established by authority of Providence Baptist Church of Providence, TN


George Long III was the great-great-great-great-grandson of George Long

1795

Providence Baptist Church Providence, TN

George Long

Established by authority of Buck Mountain Baptist Church, Virginia


George Long was the son of John Long

1760

Buck Mountain Baptist Church Virginia

John Long and Aaron Bledsoe

Sent from Philadelphia Association.

1701



Various churches in Pennsylvania


H. Roller and John Long

Sent from the Hillcliff church to Philadelphia to establish churches in Pennsylvania


John Long married the daughter of Captain James Cook


????

Hillcliff Anabaptist Church

Wales

Aaron Arlington

Sent out of Lime Piedmont church of Switzerland

812

Lime Piedmont church

Switzerland


Balcoloa

Organized by the authority of the the Timpto church

738

Timpto church

Archer Flavin

Organized by authority of the Darathee church

617

Darathee Anabaptist Church

Andronicus

Organized by authority of the Pontafassi Church

398

Pontifassi Church

Tellestian

Organized by authority of the church at Turin

237

Turin Church

Tertullian

Organized by authority of the church of Partus at Tiber

150

Church of Partus

Polycarp

Organized by authority of the church at Ephesus

???

Church of Ephesus

Paul, Barnabus, Timothy

Organized by authority of the church at Antioch, Syria

??

Church of Antioch

???

Organized by authority of the church at Jerusalem

??

Church of Jerusalem

The Lord Jesus Christ

Founded by Jesus Christ during His earthly ministry (prior to the events recorded in Acts 1&2) with his apostles who had been prepared by the preaching of John the Baptist.

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