Canadian Baptist Ministries (CBM) is pleased to announce the re-assignment of Global Field Staff Jeff and Deann Carter, effective September 1, 2018. The Carters have served with CBM since 2002, based in Prague, Czech Republic, with a focus on mentoring youth leaders primarily within the European Baptist Federation.
EBF Refugee Integration Conference took place from 25-28 April 2018 in Götebro Study Centre, Sweden.
The Board of IBTS Centre are pleased to announce the appointment of Revd Dr Mike Pears as Director of IBTS Centre as of 1st August 2018.
Last week our EBF Executive met in Elstal, Germany. We shared the many encouraging signs of God’s presence among us, we prayed for wisdom to face and overcome some of the challenges before us, and we especially remembered our churches who will make their Easter witness in the midst of persecution and conflict.
Having previously gathered in Vienna and Yerevan, last week saw eleven younger leaders from across the EBF gather in Beirut for the next session of the EBF Transform programme. Transform brings together young women and men from across all the regions of the EBF to learn and share together about various aspects of leadership.
It does not happen very often that the Baptist World Alliance comes to Europe for its Annual Gathering. But this year from July 2-6 it will take place in Zürich Switzerland.
Christer Daelander, a Baptist World Alliance representative to the United Nations (UN) and religious freedom representative of the European Baptist Federation (EBF), is the nominee for the 2018 Denton and Janice Lotz Human Rights Award.
In Europe we have particular cause to give God thanks for the ministry and influence of Billy Graham. In particular, in the 1970s and 1980s he made several significant visits to communist Eastern and Central Europe, then under the yoke of communist rule.
Bob Morris, the Chair of the Youth and Children’s Workers Committee reflects on the recent conference that took place in Zagreb, Croatia from 18th - 22nd January.
The handing over ceremony of the Baptist House was held in Benczúr Street, Budapest. The building was donated to the Union by the Hungarian Government for mission, educational and social ministry purposes.