What is the BWA?

The Baptist World Alliance is a fellowship of 231 conventions and unions in 121 countries and territories comprising 40 million members in 177,000 churches. Its priorities are nurturing the passion for mission and evangelism; promoting worship, fellowship and unity; responding to people in need; defending human rights and justice; and advancing relevant theological reflection. 

The Baptist World Alliance began in London, England, in 1905, at the first Baptist World Congress.

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ICC Durban, Room 11B
Wednesday, July 22, 2:00 p.m.


John Upton

Neville Callam
General Secretary

Emmett Dunn
Congress Director

Randel Everett
Congress Chair










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