Definition of backsliders:
Synonyms for backsliders:
- "Stage-coach and Tavern Days", Alice Morse Earle.
She lived the 'F. O. ' in relation to her own soul, her lieutenant, her soldiers, every section of her corps; to the backsliders, to the great masses of the ungodly, to the civic authorities, to the churches, to her comrades and superior officers.- "The Angel Adjutant of "Twice Born Men"", Minnie L. Carpenter.
Afternoons were the aid societies, missionary societies, and all the rest of them, and then the endless calls- calls on the sick, calls on the healthy, calls on the pillars, calls on the backsliders, calls on the very sad, calls on the very happy- every varying phase of life in a church community merits a call from the minister and his wife.- "Sunny Slopes", Ethel Hueston.