BWA General Council Resolution 1994.6
The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance meeting in Uppsala, Sweden from 18-24 July 1994:
ENDORSES preparations being made for the 17th Baptist World Congress to be held 1-6 August 1995 in Buenos Aires, Argentina;
RECOGNIZES the importance of sharing with Baptists and other Christians the theme of the Congress, “Celebrate Christ, the Hope of the World”;
REJOICES in the fact that Latin America has experienced the greatest growth among the world’s Baptists since 1932;
AFFIRMS the continuing priority of evangelism in the countries of Latin America;
URGES Baptists during the Congress to speak with a prophetic voice on issues of particular concern to Latin America including issues of justice, ecology, racism and world peace;
DECLARES that Jesus Christ is the basis for solutions to these and other issues confronting nations and individuals;
INVITES Baptists of the world to pray for one another and attend the Congress, to share their concerns and to gain a clearer vision of the needs of the world.
Original Source Bibliography: Lotz, Denton, editor. Baptist World Alliance 1994 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1994.
Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Denton Lotz, ed., Baptist World Alliance 1994 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1994), pp. 118-119.
Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 1994.6 1995 Baptist World Congress: Celebrate Christ, the Hope of the World; https://baptistworld.org/resolutions.
In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 1994.6).