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Author Paul Hobson

Paul Hobson is editor of The Baptist Times of Great Britain, the online newspaper of the Baptist Union of Great Britain.

In a fast-moving situation at the weekend, Oleksandr Turchynov was selected by Ukraine’s parliament to succeed ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. Turchynov had already been appointed speaker and deputy prime minister and will remain as interim president until new elections are held later this year. Turchynov is a Baptist elder at the Word of Life Centre […] Read More

BMS World Mission will officially return to China – almost 60 years after its last mission worker was expelled from the country. The historic decision was endorsed by the board of trustees on Oct. 13 and follows a visit by a BMS delegation to the Far East in September. BMS is responding to requests from […] Read More

Baptist unions across Europe are being consulted on the future of the International Baptist Theological Seminary (IBTS), which is facing a funding crisis brought on by the global economic crisis.   The European Baptist Federation-owned seminary in Prague has seen its income drop by 50 percent for the current academic year.    Its newly-established strategy […] Read More