Monday, 30 September 2013 15:22

Embrace diversity, says BWA leader

Originally led by Baptists in Europe and the United States, the Baptist World Alliance is trying to reposition itself as an organization in which all cultural groups have an equal voice.

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 26 September 2013 12:43

Baptist leader calls for dialogue about race

BGAV head John Upton says white Baptists have given too little attention to social problems that disproportionately affect racial minorities.

Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 19 September 2013 14:17

BWA seeks funds for Mexico floods

The Mexican government is reporting 80 deaths and scores missing in flashflooding and mudslides following two major storms.

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 15 August 2013 15:18

Baptist church torched in Egypt

Cairo pastor uses Facebook to alert the world that his Baptist brothers and sisters in a neighboring town were being attacked after the government's crackdown on Mohammed Morsi supporters.

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:30

Baptist youth gather in Singapore

About 2,500 youth from more than 60 countries are attending the 16th Baptist Youth World Conference July 17-21.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 08 July 2013 11:05

BWA calls for ending Cuba embargo

The general council of the global Baptist fellowship also called on member bodies to adopt stronger measures against child abuse.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 10:33

BWAid solicits aid funds for U.S.

The Baptist World Alliance has launched a global appeal to help with long-term recovery from a series of disasters that occurred recently in the United States.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 02 April 2013 10:24

Duke McCall dies

Duke McCall, a leader in Baptist life for four decades, has died.

Published in People
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 11:53

Baptists promote disaster preparedness

The World Bank estimates that an investment of $1 spent preparing vulnerable communities to cope when natural disaster strikes saves around $7 in costs of emergency response.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 11:43

Baptists hopeful about new pope

Baptist theologians see in Pope Francis an ally for promoting dialogue and inspiring Protestants. 

Published in People
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