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Missions

While Christian missionaries have made positive contributions to human flourishing among indigenous people, colonialism is a hard habit to break. Going forward, let’s build reciprocal friendships across cultures in humility. […] Read More

Colonialism generally brought misery and destruction to human beings made in God’s image. Many mission agencies made grave errors aligning with the project of empire. The Western Christian world collectively must repent. […] Read More

Canadian Baptists have sought to faithfully walk alongside and accompany “the other” wherever we’ve been called to serve. As a result, we issued a formal apology in 2016 to our First Nations brothers and sisters. […] Read More

Baptists should witness about their own spiritual journeys but must approach people of other faiths with humility, curiosity, kindness and respect. Cultivating these virtues and recalling these 3 factors will yield positive results. […] Read More

When relating to persons of other faiths, Christians can testify passionately about the path they have walked but should not disparage the path others have traveled. We should approach others with humility rather than arrogance. […] Read More

Many Baptists assume evangelism corresponds to proselytization yet don’t consider developing interfaith relationships as a priority. Christ, however, calls us to be faithful witnesses, not successful proselytizers. […] Read More

Baptists By the Sea

Representing 50 million Baptists around the globe, the Baptist World Alliance’s yearly meeting zeroed in on three themes: missions and evangelism, women in ministry, and the need for a theoretical and pragmatic hermeneutic. […] Read More

Faced with shrinking resources and dwindling loyalty, many denominational entities have settled into survival mode. However, we can still cultivate future spiritual ecosystems from the incubator of history. Here are 6. […] Read More

Leading climate scientists have warned us the climate clock is ticking. However, with insufficient solidarity and widespread complacency, a viable solution appears to be far on the horizon. We have only one hope remaining. […] Read More

Once declared an atheist state, Albania today is ripe spiritually yet poverty-stricken. While the Baptist Union of Albania is one of the smallest in Europe, its 250 members are focused on missions. […] Read More