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BWA World Congress Resolution 1980.

We believe that the declaration and application of the gospel of Jesus Christ and the nurturing of those who accept him as Lord and Savior are fundamental to our existence. We recognize that major responsibility rests with the local church, and we are dedicated to strengthening the church and our people in this task. Within our local, national, and world communities, our fellowship carries a responsibility to extend the kingdom of God on earth.

Citations

Original Source Bibliography: Bryant, Cyril E. and Burke, Ruby J., editors. Celebrating Christ’s Presence Through the Spirit: Official Report of the Fourteenth Congress, Toronto, Canada, July 8-13, 1980. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1981.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Cyril E. Bryant and Ruby J. Burke, eds., Celebrating Christ’s Presence Through the Spirit: Official Report of the Fourteenth Congress, Toronto, Canada, July 8-13, 1980 (Nashville: Broadman Press, 1981), p. 241.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA World Congress Resolution 1980.1 Evangelism; https://baptistworld.org/resolutions.

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA World Congress Resolution 1980.1).

For more information about Baptist World Alliance resolutions, visit BaptistWorld.org/resolutions.

Since its formation in 1905, the Baptist World Alliance has networked the global Baptist family to impact the world for Christ with a commitment to strengthen worship, fellowship and unity; lead in mission and evangelism; respond to people in need through aid, relief, and community development; defend religious freedom, human rights, and justice; and advance theological reflection and leadership development.

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