The Baptist Faith & Message 2000: A Confession of Faith

The Baptist Faith & Message 2000 is the Southern Baptist Convention’s statement of faith. It serves as a guide to Southern Baptist perspectives on issues ranging from the Scriptures, God, and salvation to education, religious liberty, and the family. While each autonomous Missouri Baptist church is free to create its own statement of faith, all Missouri Baptist churches agree to carry out their unique gospel ministries in accordance with the BF&M 2000.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Ethnic Conciliation

Our vision as the missionary staff of the Missouri Baptist Convention is to transform lives and communities with the gospel. We pursue this vision by cooperating with all Missouri Baptists to make disciples, multiply churches, and develop leaders. And we carry out this mission in submission to biblical authority, which sets the standards for diversity and ethnic conciliation.