Appreciation

Appreciation

BWA World Congress Resolution 1980.8

Appreciation

Realizing that the 75th Anniversary is a peak experience for our growing and dynamic Baptist World Alliance, we offer our sincere appreciation

To the Baptist Federation of Canada and its leaders for their outstanding preparation and the care given us.

To the city of Toronto, the Provincial Government, and the Government of Canada for their warm welcome.

To Warren Magnuson and the Program Committee and David Simmonds and the Committee on Local Arrangements for their excellent plan-ning.

To the staff and officers of the Alliance for their labors and sincere com-mitment which combined to make this Congress an outstanding success.

To our General Secretary, Robert S. Denny, and our President, David Y. K. Wong, for their endless service to us and to Christian unity, with our love and best wishes as they graduate into another dimension of Christian living.

Citations

Original Source Bibliography: Bryant, Cyril E. and Burke, Ruby J., editors. Celebrating Christ’s Presence Through the Spirit: Official Report of the Fourteenth Congress, Toronto, Canada, July 8-13, 1980. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1981.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Cyril E. Bryant and Ruby J. Burke, eds., Celebrating Christ’s Presence Through the Spirit: Official Report of the Fourteenth Congress, Toronto, Canada, July 8-13, 1980 (Nashville: Broadman Press, 1981), p. 245.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA World Congress Resolution 1980.8 Appreciation; https://o7e.4a3.myftpupload.com/resolutions.

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA World Congress Resolution 1980.8).

Appreciation

Appreciation

BWA World Congress Resolution 1995.5

The General Council and 17th World Congress of the Baptist World Alliance meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 31-August 6, 1995, with the theme Come Celebrate Christ: The Hope of the World,

THANKS President Carlos Menem of the Republic of Argentina for his warm greeting, and Minister of Religion, Angel M. Centeno, for his excellent support and facilitation of the Congress;

EXPRESSES our profound appreciation to Argentine Baptist leaders, especially President Juan Calcagni, Local Arrangements Chairman Raul Scialabba and those serving with them, for the superb preparations which have made this Congress a challenging and spiritually uplifting experience;

COMMENDS President Knud Wümpelmann, General Secretary Denton Lotz and the staff and other officers of the Baptist World Alliance for their patient guidance and outstanding leadership during this quinquennium;

VOICES our profound appreciation to the people of Argentina and especially to our Baptist brothers and sisters of the Evangelical Baptist Convention of Argentina for their warm reception and gracious hospitality;

CELEBRATES with our Baptist brothers and sisters of Latin America economic progress and democratic reforms being made within the region;

AGONIZES with our Latin American brothers and sisters in their struggle to find solutions to the economic inequalities, political corruption, and ecological crisis occurring within the region even as we battle with the same sinful conditions throughout the world;

CALLS upon or Baptist to be salt and light to a world that desperately needs to know the hope that comes only through Christ.

Citations

Original Source Bibliography: Ryan, Wendy E., editor. Celebrate Christ: The Hope of the World; Official Report of the Seventeenth Baptist World Congress, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 1-16, 1995. McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1995.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Wendy E. Ryan, ed., Celebrate Christ: The Hope of the World; Official Report of the Seventeenth Baptist World Congress, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 1-16, 1995 (McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1995), p. 207.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA World Congress Resolution 1995.5 Appreciation; https://o7e.4a3.myftpupload.com/resolutions.

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA World Congress Resolution 1995.5).