Profiles in Goodwill: David Coffey

Profiles in Goodwill: David Coffey

David Coffey is global ambassador for BMS World Mission and past president of the Baptist World Alliance. 1. Where did you grow up? I was born in Purley, South London, moved at age 2 to Bournemouth (a coastal town in southern England) and then to Kingston on Thames at...

BWA’s Coffey: Service Futile Without Holy Spirit

(BWA) – Human effort and creative strategies lead to futility apart from an anointing by God’s Holy Spirit, according to British Baptist leader David Coffey during the July 28 opening session of the Baptist World Congress in Honolulu. Coffey, who completed his...

BWA Leader Calls Free-Market System ‘Flawed’

The global economic system received a sharp moral critique from the president of the Baptist World Alliance in a report to worldwide Baptists meeting in Ede, Netherlands.   “[T]he current unfettered free market system is flawed,” said BWA president David...