Become ‘jubilee people,’ pastor tells world Baptists

Christians are called to join Jesus as “jubilee people,” Australian pastor Allan Demond told participants at the 20th Baptist World Congress in Honolulu July 31.


Holy Spirit transforms communities, creation African Baptist says

Christians who listen to the Holy Spirit will experience transformation and become agents of transformation, an African Baptist leader told the Baptist World Congress.


BWAid leader reflects on 20 years of relief and development

Paul MontacuteStanding in the exhibit hall during the Baptist World Congress in Honolulu, Paul Montacute surveys the array of displays and smiles with delight.


Around the State

Moises Rodriguez has been named the first full-time director of Baptist University of the Américas’ Baptist Bible Institute.

On the Move

Doug Beck to First Church in Dorchester as pastor.

North American Baptists examine series of ‘shifts’

Baptists from across Canada and the United States examined seven key “shifts” July 29 that have impacted the North American Baptist Fellowship.

Christians commanded to love their Muslim neighbors, panelists insist

A West Texas missions professor who served more than two decades in Indonesia and an Arab Baptist educator from Lebanon emphasized the need to reach out in love to Muslims.


Longtime mission leader Avery Willis dies

Avery Willis, a former Southern Baptist missionary and administrator best known as developer of the MasterLife discipleship materials used around the world, died July 30, nearly eight months after being diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. He was 76.

World Baptists honor Lotz for human rights advocacy

To be true to their heritage and principles, Baptists must continue the fight for religious liberty for all people, insisted Denton Lotz, who received the Baptist World Alliance’s Human Rights Award July 30 in Honolulu.


Faithful preachers proclaim without fear, Jamaican Baptist insists

Preaching should be dangerous business, because faithful preachers dare to deliver a message from God -- regardless of the consequences, Karl Johnson, general secretary of the Jamaica Baptist Union, told the Baptist World Congress.


If Jesus needed the Spirit, then so do Christians today, says U.S. pastor

Today’s Christians need the Holy Spirit’s guidance, just like Jesus did 2,000 years ago, a U.S. pastor told participants at the Baptist World Congress.

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