Proclamation of the Gospel

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BWA General Council Resolution 2013.6

The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance meeting in Ocha Rios, Jamaica, July 1-6, 2013:

RECOGNIZES the church’s role in the mission of God, who intends the restoration of all things in Christ Jesus;

ACKNOWLEDGES the church’s vocation to bear witness to the Gospel in word and deed;

ENCOURAGES all Baptist conventions, unions, churches and individuals to recognize their high calling as participants in God’s mission and to renew their passion for the fulfillment of the mandate of the church to share the good news to all people; and

CALLS UPON all Baptists to ensure that, as they embrace a holistic approach to mission, their proclamation is relevant to the realities of the local context and culture.

Citations

BWA General Council Resolution 2013.6 Proclamation of the Gospel

Original Source Bibliography: Callam, Neville, editor. Baptist World Alliance 2013 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. Falls Church, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 2013.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Neville Callam, ed., Baptist World Alliance 2013 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (Falls Church, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 2013), p. 142.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 2013.6 Proclamation of the Gospel; https://www.baptistworld.org/resolutions.

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 2013.6).

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

Since its formation in 1905, the Baptist World Alliance has networked the global Baptist family to impact the world for Christ with a commitment to strengthen worship, fellowship and unity; lead in mission and evangelism; respond to people in need through aid, relief, and community development; defend religious freedom, human rights, and justice; and advance theological reflection and leadership development.

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