Lagniappe: About the Lousiana Baptist Convention

Did you know that FBCCov is part of the Northshore Baptist Association, the Louisiana Baptist Convention as well as the Southern Baptist Convention?

Fun Facts about the Bible:

There are 66 Books in the Bible
There are 1,189 chapters in the Bible.
The longest chapter is Psalm 119 with 176 verses.
The shortest chapter is Psalm 117 with 2 verses.
The shortest verse is John 11:35 “Jesus wept.”

This weekend we are blessed to have Pastor Steve Horn, the Executive Director of the Louisiana Baptist Conference to preach.

Steve’s first pastorate was in 1992, and between then and 2019 he pastored 4 churches, the last being 14 years at FBC Lafayette. In 2019 he was elected as Executive Director of the LBC, where he still serves today.

Interesting Facts about the LBC:

➢ Its goal is to help every person find help, hope and encouragement in the midst of a busy world.
➢ There are nearly 1600 Baptist Congregations affiliated with the LBC
➢ Baptisms are up 30% in the last year
➢ They are the provider for the BCM – Baptist Collegiate Ministries – on every college and university campus across Louisiana.
➢ They organize and help support the Louisiana Southern Baptist Disaster Relief here at FBCCov and across the state.