Baptist Assembly 2018
Links to stories and photos from the 2018 Baptist Assembly in Peterborough
Reports from the main sessions, seminars and the children and youth programmes of the 2018 Baptist Assembly
The Baptist Assembly 2018 opens
- a report from the opening celebration
BUGB AGM at the Baptist Assembly
- General Secretary Lynn Green highlighted church encouragements during the AGM, which included a series of resolutions relating to the Baptist Union of Great Britain (BUGB) becoming a CIO
‘BMS: a catalyst for mission’
- How can BMS World Mission be a catalyst for mission in the world – and not just a partner? Questions posed by Kang-San Tan during the BMS AGM
'Encourage pioneers and pioneering'
- Baptists need to be more encouraging of pioneers and pioneering if we are to reach people and make disciples in these challenging times
Learning theology from marginal voices
- BMS General Director Kang-San Tan talks about the need to interpret the Bible from all cultures
Transition and transformation
- Baptist churches have been encouraged to bring their ‘creative best in a variety of ways' in order to be more missionally effective
Divine windows: glimpses of God through life
- Dave Gregory unpacked his presidential theme Divine Windows during a seminar at the Baptist Assembly.
Open doors and open hearts
- Our role is not to be bouncers for the Kingdom – but to welcome everyone to their seat there! That was the message from General Secretary Lynn Green during the closing celebration
'Everyone had something they were grateful for'
- This year’s Baptist Assembly youth programme was full of worship, craft and games with the young people from Years 7-9 encouraged to explore youth lifestyle and faith
'It was a privilege to lead them'
- Children at the Baptist Assembly were encouraged to think about how God communicates with us, as well as what it means to be a Christian in their lives
A selection of photos from the Baptist Union of Great Britain Flickr stream