‘Embrace diversity,’ says BWA leader

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (ABP) —  Cultural and theological diversity among Baptists worldwide is both a challenge and a strength, Baptist World Alliance (BWA) General Secretary Neville Callam told European Baptist leaders gathered Sept. 25–28 in Bratislava, Slovakia. Callam urged the Council of the European Baptist Federation to endorse a Covenant on Intra-Baptist Relations adopted by the BWA General Council in July. The covenant, available in 22 languages on the BWA website, recognizes the diversity of language, culture, opinions and perspectives among the 228 member organizations in 121 countries that comprise the worldwide Baptist organization formed in 1905.

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