Having been involved with European Baptists and their theological training for several decades, Alec Gilmore recently visited the IBTS Centre in Amsterdam for the first time.
EBF leaders discussed the pastoral and missional issues arising from churches’ response to the issue of homosexuality and how they relate to the homosexual men and women who may already be attending our churches.
Washington, DC (BWA)--Neville Callam has given notice of his intention to retire as general secretary of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) on December 31, 2017.
A round-up of the 2016 European Baptist Federation Council, which took place in Tallinn, Estonia
At the initiative of the Good News Baptist Church of Skopje, the first All-Baptists of Macedonia conference was held on the 25th of September, 2016 commemorating 88 years since the establishment of the first Baptist church in Macedonia.
A new programme to invest in young Baptist leaders leaders will launch next March
Reflections on Baptist identity were offered on each day of the 2016 annual council of the European Baptist Federation.
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.
Around 10,000 people have become members of 200 new Baptist church plants in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East since 2002.
The three resolutions agreed by the Council of the European Baptist Federation (EBF) were directly or indirectly related to conflicts in the region, notably Syria.