Africans Welcome Global Baptists to BWA Congress

Baptists from across Africa offered an enthusiastic greeting to attendees of the opening session of the 21st Baptist World Congress. The Congress, an event held every five years by the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), convened Wednesday night in Durban, South Africa. It...

Rousing celebration opens BWA Congress 2015

The 21st Baptist World Congress took flight Wednesday night with a colorful troupe of singers from Africa, happy hymn singing, scripture readings, lots of music, and a message from Peter Chin, pastor of the Global Mission Church in the Bunding-Suji district of South...

Global Baptists Gather in South Africa

Baptists from more than 80 countries are meeting this week in Durban, South Africa, for the 21st Baptist World Congress. Held every five years by the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), the Congress brings Baptists together for worship, fellowship, missions, advocacy and...

Come over to Africa!

When thousands of Baptists gather in Durban, South Africa for the 21st Baptist World Congress July 22-26, it will mark the first such meeting ever held on the African continent. Organizers from the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) hope more than 4,000 Baptists from around...