The EBF and the EBF Youth and Children committee are pleased to present Roald Zeiffert as the new part time coordinator for the EBF Horizons Leadership training program.
The EBF anti-trafficking working group met from April 2nd-6th, in Bucharest, Romania. We were very thankful to Oti Bunaciu and Cristina Bucur for arranging the visit for us, and showing our working group such wonderful kindness and hospitality.
As leaders of the Baptist World Alliance and the European Baptist Federation (which includes the Middle East), we want to express our grave concern over the heightened tensions between Israel and Palestine that have led to violence and many Palestinian civilian deaths, including those of innocent children, in Gaza in recent days.
We are thrilled to share with you the latest news about the ministry of the Association of Baptist Churches in Israel. God has blessed us as we have been able to serve and encourage hundreds of people.
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.