Anniversary of William Carey’s Arrival in India

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BWA General Council Resolution 1993.2

The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance, meeting in Harare, Zimbabwe August 6-9, 1993,

GIVES THANKS TO GOD for the missionary vision of William Carey and rejoices in the celebration of the 200th anniversary of his arrival in India;

RECOGNIZES his contribution to the development of Christian missions through achievements in Scripture translation, establishing churches, education and his fight against all that violated the rule of Christ.

GREETS Baptists in the subcontinent of India on this anniversary, commends their faithfulness in mission across two centuries and assures them of its prayers in support of their future witness.

Citations

Original Source Bibliography: Lotz, Denton, editor. Baptist World Alliance 1993-1994 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1993.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Denton Lotz, ed., Baptist World Alliance 1993-1994 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1993), p. 108.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 1993.2 Anniversary of William Carey’s Arrival in India; https://www.baptistworld.org/resolutions.

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 1993.2).

For more information about Baptist World Alliance resolutions, visit BaptistWorld.org/resolutions.

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