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...

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...

What Do You Do When You See Injustice?

Cape Town, South Africa, is one of the most stunning places I have visited. The landscape is unforgettable: mountains, blue waves, pristine beaches, rich soil. Juxtaposed to the beauty of the land, however, are townships that are an ugly reminder of the past. I...

Preparations in High Gear for 2015 Baptist World Congress

The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) has signed two major contracts in preparation for the 21st Baptist World Congress in South Africa in 2015. The Congress Committee, which met as part of the BWA Annual Gathering in Santiago, Chile, received reports that contracts have...