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.
BWA Women to Host Global Day of Prayer Service
(FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA - October 14, 2022) For more than 70 years, Baptist women around the world have united every November for Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer. This year a new tradition will be added to the historic event as Baptist World Alliance Women (BWA...
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
(BIRMINGHAM, AL – July 20, 2022) 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. With 10,000 members in 59...
BWA Commissions New Vice President
(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 were...
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 countries...
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.