News

Challenges and blessings: responding to the refugee crisis

Paul Hobson, the Baptist Times - October 04, 2016

Baptists in Europe and the Middle East involved in the response to the refugee crisis are seeing an 'incredible spiritual harvest' – but alongside there is a sense of anger, of being overwhelmed at its scale, and warnings about the growing pressure in places affected by the blockage of refugee routes, such as Italy, Greece and Turkey.

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What is the European Baptist Federation?

Paul Hobson, the Baptist Times - October 04, 2016

God is calling us in four main areas, said General Secretary Tony Peck as he reflected on the EBF's identity when presenting his annual report in Tallinn.

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The European Baptist Federation Council 2016

Paul Hobson, the Baptist Times - October 04, 2016

Representatives of more than 40 members unions gathered for the annual Council of the European Baptist Federation in the Estonian capital Tallinn (28 September - 1 October): links to stories from the gathering.

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Urgent: Christians and Climate Change

John Weaver - September 07, 2016

In September, when many churches celebrate harvest, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland focus on care for creation. They call the period from 1st September to 4th October 'Creation Time'.

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World Baptist Leaders meet with Ukraine’s President Poroshenko

Tony Peck (also based on local news reports) - August 29, 2016

European Baptist Leaders including the EBF President, Asatur Nahapetyan, Vice-President Jenni Entrican, and General Secretary Tony Peck, together with Baptist World Alliance President Paul Msiza and Ukrainian Baptist leaders, met with Ukrainian State President Petro Poroshenko last week.

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Today was a bad day

Elvis Dzafic and the CBA Team Osijek - August 10, 2016

Croatian Baptist Aid volunteers: It is true though, that there are also very good and beautiful days for volunteering, but today was one of the bad ones.

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Partners become friends

Jenny Jörgensen & Michael Gruber, BU Germany - June 28, 2016

The Union of Evangelical Free Churches (Baptists) in Germany and the Baptist Convention of Malawi (BACOMA) celebrated the end of their five year partnership with a worship service during the German Union’s Annual Assembly in Kassel from 4th – 7th May.

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