BWA General Council Resolution 1996.4
The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance meeting in Hong Kong, July 3-9,1996:
NOTES the approaching return of the territory of Hong Kong to Chinese control effective July 1, 1997; and
RECOGNIZES that some perceive this event as potentially traumatic, while others are more optimistic about a new experiment in plural socio-economic systems co-existing within a single nation; and
ENCOURAGES the Christian churches of Hong Kong and China to seize the opportunities presented by this change; and
PLEDGES its continued prayerful support for our sisters and brothers in Hong Kong and China, and ASKS the officers of the Alliance to monitor the situation and respond with appropriate initiatives.
Original Source Bibliography: Lotz, Denton, editor. Baptist World Alliance 1996 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1996.
Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Denton Lotz, ed., Baptist World Alliance 1996 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1996), pp. 102-103.
Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 1996.4 Hong Kong; https://baptistworld.org/resolutions.
In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 1996.4).