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EBF Christmas Message

Tony Peck, EBF General Secretary - December 19, 2017

In the Bible the land of Egypt is a powerful symbol of the liberation of God’s people from slavery and the journey to the promised land, in what we call the Exodus. Egypt also has its place in the Christmas story.

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A Call for Prayer from Lebanon

Nabil Costa, Lebanese Society for Educational & Social Development - November 13, 2017

Lebanon, has an important and strategic role to play in the Middle East region. And the Church has an invaluable role to play both in Lebanon and beyond. We already see encouraging fruits, outcome of the ministry of compassion that the Church is leading amongst people affected by the Syria war. We do not want another war in the region, nor can we handle more pain and suffering in our country.

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IBTSC looking for a new Director

IBTS Centre Amsterdam - November 12, 2017

IBTSC is looking to appoint a suitably qualified person to the post of Director of IBTSC who will carry forward the IBTSC commitment to deliver high quality theological education and research from a baptistic perspective in an international context.

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Civil society plays a crucial role in European refugee situation

EBF press service - October 19, 2017

The European Refugee situation is settling down. There are no more masses arriving, many procedures are in place and quarrels over the quota are given to the European Court of Justice to solve. Is the crisis over? This was one of the questions asked at the annual meeting of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) that took place in Tallinn, Estonia from 16 to 18 October 2017.

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Hungarian Baptists: Something New is Born

Baptist Union of Hungary - October 03, 2017

The World Alliance of Hungarian Baptists held its 4th Congress in Debrecen, Hungary on August 4-6th, 2017. BWA President Paul Msiza and EBF General Secretary Tony Peck represented the world wide Baptist family at the Hungarian celebration.

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Jenni Entrican becomes EBF President

Paul Hobson, The Baptist Times - September 29, 2017

The Revd Jenni Entrican has become the new President of the European Baptist Federation (EBF). Jenni, a former President of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, became the second woman to assume the role following her induction at the EBF’s annual council in Yerevan, Armenia.

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam establishes McClendon Chair

Teun van der Leer, Rector of the Dutch Baptist Seminary - September 01, 2017

Rev Prof Dr Henk Bakker has been appointed to the James Wm. McClendon Chair for Baptistic and Evangelical Theologies at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Seven partners signed a Partnership Agreement at the Baptist House in Amsterdam, September 1, 2017.

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Congratulations to Karen and Knud Wümpelmann

EBF Press Service - August 23, 2017

Today, on 23 August 2017, Karen and Knud Wümpelmann celebrate their 70th marriage anniversary. In the 1970s and 80s Knud Wümpelmann first served as President and later as General Secretary for the EBF. We congratulate Karen and Knud wholeheartedly, and wish them much love, joy and peace, and God’s blessings for the days to come!

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