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BWA General Council Resolution 2009.3

The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance, meeting in Ede, the Netherlands, July 27- August 1, 2009;

Gives thanks to God for the impact of the ‘Living Water’ conferences on evangelism and leadership development in regional and national Baptist bodies;

Rejoices in the effects of the conferences already held in 13 countries, and calls for prayer support for the five further conferences planned before the end of this quinquennium, with a concluding ‘Living Water’ celebration to be held in Hawaii in July 2010;

Appreciates the leadership of Tony Cupit, Fausto Vasconcelos and other Baptist leaders in this process;

Trusts that, beyond 2010, BWA members will build in various ways on the momentum already generated by the ‘Living Water’ initiative.


Original Source Bibliography: Callam, Neville, editor. Baptist World Alliance 2009 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. Falls Church, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 2009.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Neville Callam, ed., Baptist World Alliance 2009 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (Falls Church, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 2009), p. 139.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 2009.3 Living Water;

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 2009.3).

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