Speakers Urge Baptists to Engage with Muslims

During the annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, several speakers urged Baptists to understand and engage Muslims to advance the common good in the Middle East. The presentations came during a joint session on Monday of two BWA...

European Baptists Model Ecumenism, Community Engagement

I often wake up and think what a privilege it is to work for the European Baptist Federation (EBF). Only very occasionally do I consider the other possibility! The heart of the privilege, for me, is centered on travelling around Europe and the Middle East, and seeing...

Czech Baptists and Church-State Separation

Recently, I visited the offices of the Czech Baptist Union in Prague, whose leaders of these past few years have become my respected friends. They are always supportive of the European Baptist Federation (EBF) and were gracious about the decision of the EBF and...

Embracing Diversity Vital to Churches’ Future

“Embracing diversity” seemed to be a main theme running through the European Baptist Federation’s (EBF) Youth and Children’s Workers’ Conference, which ended in Prague recently. I always enjoy attending this conference each year.¬†We have...