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Mosques That Used To Be Churches ℅¶∆√©¿ by facheux: 4:39pm On Mar 14, 2016
http://www.kybaptist.org/2014/09/22/kentucky-church-buildings-turned-mosques/
LOUISVILLE—The growing trend of former church buildings being turned into mosques and Islamic centers has reached Kentucky’s largest city where even some once-thriving Southern Baptist facilities are now occupied by Muslims.

A former Kentucky Baptist church building in Louisville is now the home of the Guiding Light Islamic Center. (KBC photo)
A former Kentucky Baptist church building in Louisville is now the home of the Guiding Light Islamic Center. It is one of at least three buildings in Kentucky’s largest city that once housed a KBC church that now is home to a world religion. (KBC photo)

“On a trip to England a few years ago, I recall seeing dozens of churches that had become mosques and wondering how it could happen there; now it’s happening here,” said Paul Chitwood, executive director of the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

Todd Robertson, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church in Louisville, said the religious makeup of the Bible Belt is rapidly changing with declining membership in many Christian congregations and growing participation in Islam and other religions.

“We have at least three former Baptist churches in Louisville that are no longer Baptist churches—two are mosques

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