Brush Creek Missionary Baptist Pictures

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Brush Creek Missionary Baptist Church
According to info from the Brush Creek section of History of Smith County Tennessee (1986): p.125
In the latter part of the 1830s a certain amount of friction came up within the church concerning
the mission movement, the method of carrying home missions, and probably some doctrinal differences.
As a result of these differences the church divided in the latter part of the 1830s, one group
assuming the name of the Missionary Baptist Church which still exists in Brush Creek community
today, and the other group assuming the name of Primitive Baptist. These churches are
still functioning and have had much influence for good in the Brush Creek community.

Entrance to both the Missionary & Primitive Baptist Churches at Brush Creek.

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