Mark Wiggs, an attorney in Jackson, Miss., and former chair of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, will take over the primary Baptist presence at the United Nations as a CBF volunteer.

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Since receiving international condemnation for kidnapping more than 200 schoolgirls last April, the extremist Islamic insurgency has only gotten stronger.

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St. Louis pastor Scott Stearman will take the helm of Metro Baptist Church in New York on Feb. 1. The church’s reputation for missional ministry and interaction with the United Nations are among the reasons Stearman said he took the job.

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Thawing relations between the U.S. and Cuba follows relationships that have been building for years between Baptists in the two countries.

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Tuesday, 28 October 2014 02:32

BWA reconfirms 2015 Africa congress

Baptist World Alliance leaders polled Baptists around the world to confirm South Africa as the site for the 21st Baptist World Congress in response to fears of continuing Ebola outbreaks in other parts of the continent.

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Representing the Baptist World Alliance, Valérie Duval-Poujol was the only woman among the eight fraternal delegates to the two-week gathering at the Vatican.

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South Africa is taking significant precautions against the spread of Ebola from West Africa as Durban prepares to host the 21st Baptist World Congress.

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The Baptist World Alliance is encouraging Baptists and other Christians to follow suit with money for Christians fleeing persecution at the hands of ISIS.

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During meetings Aug. 26-27, the North American Baptist Fellowship’s Disaster Response Network members discussed how to best address current and past disasters.

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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 13:25

CBF partners with BWA to address Ebola crisis

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is partnering with the Baptist World Alliance to address the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

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