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Stuart Blythe to leave IBTSC Amsterdam

Press release from IBTSC Amsterdam - July 25, 2017

Revd Dr Stuart Blythe, Rector of IBTSC Amsterdam will be leaving IBTSC to take up a new position as Associate Professor in the John Gladstone Chair of Preaching and Worship at Acadia Divinity College.

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Welsh Baptists celebrate 150 years of witness

Baptist Union of Wales - July 24, 2017

The Baptist Union of Wales celebrated its 150th anniversary. The celebration was held over two days in glorious sunshine with in excess of 400 people present representing a wide range of churches some of whom worship in Welsh and others in English.

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Elijah Brown nominated for BWA general secretary

BWA - July 04, 2017

Bangkok (BWA) -- American Elijah Brown, originally from the state of Texas, is being nominated to be the next general secretary of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA). Neville Callam, a Jamaican, retires from that position in December after more than 10 years of service.

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EBF Delegation Visits Lebanese Officials

Alia Abboud, LSESD / Anthony Peck, EBF - June 30, 2017

While the Middle East region is going through disorienting times, Lebanon is experiencing new steps forward. An encouraging sense of hope was clearly evident in the meetings that a delegation from the European Baptist Federation, led by its General Secretary, the Revd Anthony Peck, and the Middle East Representative on the Federation’s Executive Committee, Dr. Nabil Costa, had with Lebanese officials last week.

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How God Opened Doors

Shane McNary, CBF/EBF - June 24, 2017

The EBF Commission for Freedom and Justice met from 6-9 June in Sofia, Bulgaria. Following is a reflection by one of the commission members, Shane McNary. Shane and his wife Dianne are Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) Field Personnel in Europe, aiming to come alongside of local ministries to encourage, offer expertise, and support our efforts.

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Moments of Transformation

Jeff Carter, EBF Youth Leadership Coordinator - June 12, 2017

This past May saw the semi-annual joint conference of the Acadia/EBF Youth Leaders Institute held in the beautiful Moravian mountains of Malenovice in the Czech Republic. The conference was led by Dr Jeff Carter, the EBF Youth Leadership Coordinator.

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French Baptist Congress: ‘Saved for reconciliation’

Philip Halliday, FEEBF/BMS World Mission - June 01, 2017

Around five hundred French Baptists gathered in Mulhouse in eastern France last week for the annual French Baptist Congress (25-27 May). The event featured three days of worship, challenge and encouragement from leaders and churches across the Federation.

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