Friday, 06 December 2013 15:30

Baptists admire, mourn Mandela

Pastors say Nelson Mandela modeled a form of radical forgiveness that can help individuals conquer anger and resentment just like Mandela conquered apartheid.

Published in People
Monday, 02 December 2013 10:11

Global Baptists hold lessons for Bible Belt

While Christianity is often identified with the West, there are Baptists in places where Christians have been around a lot longer than the United States.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 02 December 2013 10:03

Aid, advocacy bolster Baptist witness

Aid and advocacy create a positive witness for Baptists globally, leaders of the Baptist World Alliance noted in a recent interview at the BWA headquarters in Falls Church, Va.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 15 November 2013 11:10

Baptists shed light on Filipino suffering

 BWA shares reports from member organizations in the Philippines about the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan. 

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 12:55

CBF deploys field personnel to Philippines

The Fellowship also is sending $10,000 in donations as it prepares for long-haul recovery in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the central Philippines on Friday.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 11 November 2013 13:09

Baptists among forces helping Philippines

The Baptist World Alliance, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and American Baptist Churches USA are just a few of the organizations urging members to pray and give generously to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. 

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 11:51

Baptists regard nukes as moral issue

The Baptist World Alliance observes World Human Rights Day on December 7 and 8, depending on whether Baptists worship on Saturday or Sunday.

Published in Organizations
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
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