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Krista Guenin/Genesis

Redemption Fellowship Church

Houses of God | Fall River, Mass.

Issue: "Rejecting religious liberty," June 15, 2013

Eight years ago four alleged crack dealers lay bloodied, shot by a 19-year-old rival in a drug turf war in the building that’s now Redemption Fellowship Church. Today kids meet in the same space for Sunday school. The church is one of dozens planted by the Southern Baptist Convention in New England in the last decade, housed in a former bar in Fall River, Mass.—an area with 15 percent unemployment where evangelicals make up less than 3 percent of the population.

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