(BIRMINGHAM, AL – July 17, 2022) Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr. was unanimously elected Vice President for the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) at the global body’s Annual Gathering in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, on Thursday, July 14. The election comes after nominations...
A Global Commitment to Share the Gospel
In October 2021, the BWA executive voted to observe May of each year as Evangelism Emphasis Month in collaboration with other Christian Communions under the umbrella of the GoDecade Movement.
Pentecost Prayer Marathon
Praying for a Pentecost Movement
Wednesday, May 24, 9:00 am Eastern Daylight Time
BFAD Webinar Series
The Church’s Response in Times of Crisis
June 1, 2023 8:00 AM
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2023 Annual Gathering & Mission Summit
2023 Annual Gathering & Mission Summit
July 2-9, 2023 | Stavanger, Norway
The Baptist World Alliance and the European Baptist Federation is collaborating to offer an incredible baptist annual gathering global experience.
Baptist World Congress Logo Unveiled
In partnership with Australian Baptist Ministries and Queensland Baptists, the BWA is pleased to unveil the 2025 Congress logo designed by a First Nations artist.
Baptist World Alliance Appoints Director of Ministries
The Baptist World Alliance selected Jenny Stewart of Australia/United Kingdom as its first Director of Ministries and Chief Operating Officer.
2022 BWA Annual Gathering Focused on Racial Justice
(BIRMINGHAM, AL – July 22, 2022) The thematic focus and content development for the Gathering was largely facilitated by the BWA Racial Justice Action Group launched in October 2020 with unanimous affirmation from the BWA Executive Committee. Co-chaired by BWA General Secretary Elijah M. Brown and BWA First Vice President Karl Johnson from Jamaica, the Action Group embarked on a two-year journey
BWA Welcomes New Member Body
Meeting in Birmingham, Alabama, on July 12, the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) General Council unanimously approved the Missionary Baptist Conference, USA (MBC), as the newest member of the global Baptist body.
BWA Presents 2022 Human Rights Award
(BIRMINGHAM, AL – July 17, 2022) On the final day of the 2022 Baptist World Alliance (BWA) Annual Gathering, the BWA presented the 2022 Denton and Janice Lotz Human Rights Award to Daniel L. Buttry. Established in 2006, the annual award is given by the BWA for...
BWA General Council Approves Four Resolutions
(BIRMINGHAM, AL – July 16, 2022) The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) General Council approved four resolutions during their final session of the 2022 Annual Gathering. The first two resolutions addressed the state of war, violence, and political unrest in the...
Baptist World Alliance Launches Global Evangelism Initiatives
Compelled by the Great Commission, the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) has a longstanding commitment to evangelism, rooted in the call to live out Gospel witness in every place and among all people groups in partnership with other believers.
Executive Committee Releases Statement on Ukrainian Crisis
(FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA, USA – March 25, 2022) In conjunction with its Executive Committee meetings conducted this month, the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) Executive Committee has released a joint statement in response to the crisis in Eastern Europe. This is the first statement of its kind released by the Executive Committee in over 40 years.
Baptist World Alliance Participates in UN Prayer Service
(FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA, USA - March 5, 2022) As part of the Baptist World Alliance’s ongoing commitment to pray for peace in Eastern Europe, BWA leadership participated in a multi-faith prayer meeting entitled “Global Prayers for Ukraine: A Multi-Faith Service for...
Baptist World Alliance Responds to Crisis in Ukraine
(FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA, USA - February 27, 2022) The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) decries the violence in Eastern Europe and supports the Baptist efforts there to be the light of Christ. In response to the rising tension along the Ukrainian and Russian border, the...
Baptist World Alliance to Host First Hybrid Annual Gathering
(FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA – January 14, 2022) The Baptist World Alliance will partner with Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, to host the 2022 BWA Annual Gathering, a strategic time for Baptists worldwide to gather for prayer, fellowship, learning, and...
Baptist-Catholic Dialogue Convenes in Durham, North Carolina
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA, USA - December 16, 2021) Participants from around the world gathered December 6-10 for the Baptist-Catholic International Dialogue, a series of strategic bilateral conversations between the Baptist World Alliance (BWA)...
Baptist World Alliance Women Honors Moreen Sharp
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA – November 5, 2021) Moreen Sharp concluded her term of service as Baptist World Alliance Women (BWAW) Interim Executive Director on November 1. Stepping into the role in 2016, Sharp has helped the ministry navigate the...