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BWA General Council Resolution 2004.5

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

COMMENDS the Korean Baptist Convention for the faithful witness to the Gospel both within South Korea and in its mission work throughout the world.

NOTES with concern the continued division of families and communities in the north and south of Korea;

SUPPORTS the efforts of Baptist World Aid and others to assist in feeding the children and those in need of food in North Korea;

ENCOURAGES those countries with influence in the region and the International Atomic Energy Authority to negotiate a peaceful resolution of the inspection regime for nuclear power facilities in North Korea; and,

ANTICIPATES with hope the ultimate peaceful reunification of the peoples of Korea.


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. 88.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 2004.5 The Korean Peninsula;

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 2004.5).

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