Bond Baptist Church is one of 2,400 autonomous Southern Baptist Churches in Kentucky and one of over 42,000 Southern Baptist Churches in the United States. Since its organization in 1845 in Augusta, Georgia, the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has grown to over 16 million members. Southern Baptists sponsor about 5,000 home missionaries serving the United States, Canada, Guam and the Caribbean, as well as sponsoring more than 5,000 foreign missionaries in 153 nations of the world.
The term "Southern Baptist Convention" refers to both the denomination and its annual meeting. Working through 1,200 local associations and 41 state conventions and fellowships, Southern Baptists share a common bond of basic Biblical beliefs and a commitment to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the entire world. Bond Baptist Church is a member of the Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC) and a local member of the Laurel River Baptist Association.