New BWA position oversees evangelism, religious freedom The Baptist World Alliance has created a new position tasked with helping develop evangelism and missions. BWA also announced that the full-time position — called director of integral mission — includes “providing administrative…
Fear that two pastors who testified at last month’s State Department Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom might face arrest on their return to Myanmar prompted letters of concern from Baptist leaders in the United States.
Denton Lotz, who led the Baptist World Alliance through some of its most challenging years, died April 23 at age 80
Baptist World Alliance General Secretary Elijah Brown on Monday issued a global call to prayer after a wave of bombings across Sri Lanka killed nearly 300 people on Easter Sunday.
Issues of religious liberty in the United States are often discussed in terms of wedding cakes, taxpayer-funded church playgrounds and politics in the pulpit. In other parts of the world, it’s more about survival.
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 head of the Baptist World Alliance has criticized a new law in Bolivia that various faith organizations say could curtail religious freedom. BWA General Secretary Elijah Brown wrote Bolivia’s legislature Jan. 17 voicing concern that ambiguity in the country’s…
The Baptist World Alliance tapped a U.S. human rights and religious liberty advocate as its new general secretary. At 36, Elijah Brown is the youngest person to lead the global organization.