BWA General Council Resolution 2008.5
The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance, meeting in Prague, Czech Republic, July 20- 25, 2008;
Expresses deep sadness and regret over religious and ethnic conflicts that claim many lives and create deep scars in different parts of the world;
Rejoices in significant efforts in bringing together divided communities to seek forgiveness, genuine reconciliation and mutual respect;
Encourages dialogue between different faith and ethnic groups to promote peace and harmony in society;
Calls on all Baptists to exemplify the spirit of our Lord Jesus Christ and, as reconciled people, to fulfill a ministry of reconciliation in the world.
Original Source Bibliography: Callam, Neville, editor. Baptist World Alliance 2008 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. Falls Church, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 2008.
Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Neville Callam, ed., Baptist World Alliance 2008 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (Falls Church, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 2008), pp. 132- 133.
Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 2008.5 Ministry of Reconciliation; https://baptistworld.org/resolutions.
In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 2008.5).