More than 1,400 have died in the 7.5 magnitude seismic event, which generated a tsunami and was followed by a volcanic eruption on the island four days later.
An interfaith group in Jacksonville, Florida is promoting unity as an antidote to violence following a weekend of deadly shootings in the city. BWA aiding earthquake victims. Researchers study faith-based giving.
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The aim of the ecumenical process was not to merge Baptists and Methodists into one large institution but to enable the two traditions to bring their different gifts to bear in a common way that benefits society.
The leader of the Baptist World Alliance has lauded the Evangelical Church in Germany for its courageous stance in sustaining and nurturing the Christian faith in the European nation that gave birth to the Reformation — and for denouncing the anti-Semitism of…
Reflecting on the recent annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance in Vancouver, British Columbia, I was struck by two things: The deep hunger in my own life for corporate worship and the centrality of worship in our common life….
Baptists and Catholics will launch a third round of theological conversations in 2017, the Baptist World Alliance has reported. The announcement followed talks between the BWA and the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.
The Baptist World Alliance is urging the United Nations to increase its threat level designation for Nigeria and the Lake Chad region. The global Baptist organization cited rampant conflict and dislocation in the region, including “violence, murder and kidnapping” in…
It takes increased finances for the Global South to participate in the global Baptist family. Adequate finances are often beyond its current capacity.