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Republican Presidential hopeful and Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks at a function. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perry Baptized In Same Creek As Sam Houston

Gov. Rick Perry has long revered Texas icon Sam Houston, and now shares a spiritual connection with one of his political heroes — getting baptized in the same creek.

04/29/2014

SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION CROSS CHARLTON

Southern Baptists See Drop In Members, Baptisms

The Southern Baptist Convention baptized fewer people in 2010 than any time since the 1950s and also saw declines in overall membership and attendance, according to internal figures released ahead of the denomination’s annual meeting in Phoenix.

06/14/2011