Baptist World Alliance, BWA News Release

BWA launches interactive website

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The Baptist World Alliance® has launched its second website within a month. is an interactive website where the public determines much of the content. According to the welcome page, “all persons… are encouraged to share your news, views, comments and opinions, as well as appropriate videos and photographs.”

Included on the site are areas for video sharing, as well as a blog where persons may post their own views, comments and concerns.

Visitors to the site will learn about certain initiatives of the BWA, or causes or ministries supported by the BWA. Viewers will also be asked to show their support for these initiatives or ministries through various means, whether through giving, petition signing, representation to their government or other relevant actors, or through other means.

Visitors to the site may also propose initiatives that they would like the wider Baptist constituency to be aware of and support.

All videos, photos, comments and ideas that are submitted will be vetted by administrators of the website and are subject to approval.  Those that are contrary to the values and aims of the BWA, or that are plagiarizing, abusive, and in any other way deemed unsuitable or inappropriate, will not be approved.

The BWA launched its newly redesigned and reconfigured main website in the month of May ( with a new interface and added features. The international Baptist organization also launched a new mobile app that persons may download on to their Apple or Android devices.

The new interactive website can be seen at or linked directly from the main BWA website by clicking the “In Step with the Spirit” tab.

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© June 28, 2012

The Baptist World Alliance, founded in 1905, is a fellowship of 266 conventions and unions in 134 countries and territories comprising 51 million baptized believers in 178,000 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.