General Secretary

European Baptist Federation

The European Baptist Federation comprises 800,000 members in 59 member bodies in 52 countries throughout Eurasia and the Middle East. Formed in 1949, its purpose is to encourage and inspire Baptists in faith, fellowship, and shared responsibility, seeking in all its endeavors to fulfill the will of Jesus Christ, Lord and Savior.
Alan Donaldson

Alan Donaldson

EBF General Secretary

Alan Donaldson is an accredited Baptist Minister in Scotland where he has served the church for 30 years in a variety of roles including Youth Pastor, Senior Pastor, and General Director of the Baptist Union of Scotland.

He studied at London School of Theology, The Scottish Baptist College, and Spurgeons College. He is particularly interested in the study and practice of innovative leadership models and alternative expressions of church.

Ruth and Alan were married in 1990. They are regularly heard to speak of their 17 children: Amy and Paul who were born into their family, Alex who came to live with them for a few months and stayed 13 years, Victoria who shared their home for 4 years, and 13 others who came as foster children and stayed for up to 2 years.

Currently Ruth and Alan are living on a canal boat in Glasgow where they are seeking to share the love, life and joy of the kingdom of God with their fellow boat dwellers. He also serves as chaplain of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club but regularly gets distracted from these duties when competing at a local, regional, and occasionally national level.

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