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Introducing leaders in the EBF: Lise Kyllingstad

EBF press service - April 26, 2017

Lise is from Norway. She worked as the Mission Coordinator for the Youth Department and the Baptist Union of Norway from 2001 till 2009. Since January 2015 she has been working as the Mission Director. She also served in the EBF Youth Committee in the beginning of the 2000s.

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Warm welcomes for Kang-San Tan

BMS World Mission - April 25, 2017

The Baptist family, both here and around the world, has reacted to the news that Dr Kang-San Tan will take over from David Kerrigan as BMS General Director this year with a sense of confidence and affirmation. The appointment has been called “bold and creative”. Leaders of key Baptist partners sent the following messages in response to the announcement.

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Becoming literate about God’s world

Helle Liht, EBF - April 21, 2017

The tradition of celebrating Earth Day on April 22 is one of the fruits of "environmental awakening" in the end of the 1960s. Started in 1970 in the United States, it has grown into an international movement with partners in 196 countries. This year's Earth Day is focusing on environmental and climate literacy.

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Easter Message from the EBF

Tony Peck, General Secretary - April 11, 2017

This year our churches in East and West both celebrate the same day for Easter. It’s a powerful sign of our unity in the faith of the Risen Christ. I write to wish our EBF family the joy of the Risen Christ this Easter time.

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Hungarian Baptist Deaf reach out in Europe

Baptist Union of Hungary - March 30, 2017

The Hungarian Baptist Deaf Church has recently started to enter the international (European) arena with its ministry. Their aim is to increase awareness in other European countries, too, of the special needs and opportunities for ministering to people, who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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TRANSFORM off to a flying start in Vienna!

EBF press service - March 21, 2017

After many months of preparation, planning and prayer, the EBF Younger Leaders’ Programme TRANSFORM held its first meeting in Vienna, Austria, from 15-18 March. Present in Vienna were six men and five women who had been identified by their Baptist Unions or Conventions in Armenia, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Great Britain, Lebanon, Turkey and the International Baptist Convention.

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In Memoriam: Friends, Colleagues Remember Robert Parham

EthicsDaily Staff - March 13, 2017

Robert Parham, founder and executive director of Baptist Center for Ethics, died March 5 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after a prolonged illness. Friends and colleagues share their reflections on Parham's life, work, legacy and friendship.

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