Having previously gathering 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.