Baptist World Alliance, BWA News Release

BWA launches congress app

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BWA launches congress appThe Baptist World Alliance has launched an app especially dedicated for use before, during and after the Baptist World Congress (#‎BaptistCongress15) scheduled to take place in Durban, South Africa, from July 22-26.

The BWA Congress 2015 app is for use on Android, iOS and Windows devices, in particular, smartphones and tablets.

It is available for free download through the Apple iTunes store and Google Play, or one may go to to be automatically directed to the proper download version for each device. To download the app through Amazon, visit

During congress, the app will feature video, music and speaker clips. Constant updates will be provided at the time of the congress. There will be push notifications such as alerts, reminders and changes in schedule or location for meetings.

Included on the app are a greeting from BWA General Secretary Neville Callam and the congress calendar with features such as focus groups and Bible Study language groups.

Links to BWA publications and newsfeed, as well as to BWA social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube, are also available via the app.

Persons have the opportunity to make donations via a secure platform on the app.

For questions, contact [email protected].

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© June 2, 2015

The Baptist World Alliance, founded in 1905, is a fellowship of 253 conventions and unions in 130 countries and territories comprising 51 million baptized believers in 176,000 churches. For more than 100 years, the Baptist World Alliance has networked the Baptist family to impact the world for Christ with a commitment to strengthen worship, fellowship and unity; lead in mission and evangelism; respond to people in need through aid, relief, and community development; defend religious freedom, human rights, and justice; and advance theological reflection and leadership development.