Forthcoming World Congress, 2005

Forthcoming World Congress, 2005

BWA General Council Resolution 2004.1

The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance, meeting in Seoul, South Korea, July 28-31, 2004:

ANTICIPATES with joy the forthcoming Centenary Congress of the Baptist World Alliance in Birmingham, England, July 2005;

THANKS God for the many blessings experienced by the world Baptist family over the l00 years of the life and mission of the Baptist World Alliance;

RECALLS with thankfulness the visionary spirit of those Baptists who created the BWA and all the individuals who have served with distinction over the past century, especially our Presidents and General Secretaries; and,

ENCOURAGES all Baptists to plan to be in Birmingham to join in the centenary celebrations, to register for the Congress, to pray for the congress and to encourage others to anticipate this event with eagerness and hope in our God.

Citations

Original Source Bibliography: Lotz, Denton, editor. Baptist World Alliance 2004 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. Falls Church, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 2004.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Denton Lotz, ed., Baptist World Alliance 2004 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (Falls Church, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 2004), p. 86.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 2004.1 Forthcoming World Congress, 2005; https://o7e.4a3.myftpupload.com/resolutions.

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 2004.1).

Forthcoming World Congress, 2005

Christ the Living Water

BWA General Council Resolution 2004.2

The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance, meeting in Seoul, South Korea, July 28-31, 2004:

REAFFIRMS its strong conviction that salvation is offered to the world through Jesus Christ alone by means of his life, death and resurrection and continuing mission;

EMPHASISES the crucial importance of personal conversion through the work of the Holy Spirit issuing in repentance, faith in Christ as saviour, baptism, incorporation into the church and the life of discipleship;

WELCOMES the BWA strategy for evangelism and leadership for the years 2005–2010 under the heading of “Christ the Living Water” and anticipates with joy the blessing that will come from the Living Water Conferences which will be held all over the world during the next quinquennium;

CALLS UPON all Baptists to support and participate in this strategy in ways appropriate to their contexts and opportunities; and

PRAYS for the increase of the church of God throughout the world and the addition to the church daily of those who are being saved (Acts 2:47).

Citations

Original Source Bibliography: Lotz, Denton, editor. Baptist World Alliance 2004 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. Falls Church, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 2004.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Denton Lotz, ed., Baptist World Alliance 2004 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (Falls Church, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 2004), p. 86.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 2004.2 Christ the Living Water; https://o7e.4a3.myftpupload.com/resolutions.