Church baptist dating
There also were Christians who were disappointed that the Church of England had not made corrections of what some considered to be errors and abuses.Of those most critical of the Church's direction, some chose to stay and try to make constructive changes from within the Anglican Church.
Thomas Helwys and others kept their baptism and their Baptist commitments. Furthermore, the original group associated with Smyth and popularly believed to be the first Baptists broke with the Waterlander Mennonite Anabaptists after a brief period of association in the Netherlands.
During the Protestant Reformation, the Church of England (Anglicans) separated from the Roman Catholic Church.
There were some Christians who were not content with the achievements of the mainstream Protestant Reformation.
Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).
Baptist churches also generally subscribe to the doctrines of soul competency (the responsibility and accountability of every person before God), sola fide (salvation by faith alone), sola scriptura (scripture alone as the rule of faith and practice) and congregationalist church government.