Leaders of the North American Baptist Fellowship and the Baptist World Alliance on Wednesday (June 3) issued a statement lamenting and decrying racial injustices and unrest in the United States.
Preaching on a computer screen from his office in South Africa because of coronavirus, Baptist World Alliance President Paul Msiza urged those virtually attending Churchnet’s spring gathering to keep Christ at the center.
The head of the largest Baptist convention in Brazil recently recovered after a serious case of COVID-19. But the good news after weeks of prayer for him comes amid a growing coronavirus outbreak in the largest South American nation.
As incoming BWA President Tomás Mackey considers the impact of coronavirus in Argentina and around the world, he thinks this could be a critical Kairos moment for Baptists to live out the call of the Apostle Paul in Ephesians 5:16: “make the most of every
As Baptists around the world struggle with the coronavirus pandemic, the Baptist World Alliance will lead a three-pronged effort during Pentecost weekend to bring global Baptists together for worship. Elijah Brown, BWA general secretary, announced the initiative during an interview with the Word&Way podcast “Baptist
In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Baptist World Alliance announced Friday (March 27) it would postpone the 22nd Baptist World Congress for one year. The Congress, a quinquennial event scheduled this time to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in July 2020,
Speaking from self-quarantine because of recent travel, Baptist World Alliance President Paul Msiza expressed concerns about the potential impact of coronavirus on his home country of South Africa as well as Baptist communities across the globe. The BWA also announced today (March 25) an international
After the pastor of a black Baptist church in Virginia tested positive for COVID-19, the church attacked local media for reporting on his case and how he may have put others in the community at risk. The pastor joins a number of clergy members across
As the coronavirus pandemic grows around the world, numerous countries are enacting new restrictions that impact the lives of Baptists in those places. For Baptists in the Scandinavian countries of Denmark and Norway, Baptists are adapting how to do worship since large in-person gatherings are
As coronavirus numbers grow across the globe, U.S. Baptists are weighing future events and recommending against international short-term mission trips until the outbreak is better contained. As of March 10, there are more than 116,000 cases and more than 4,000 deaths in more than 100