This month we mark the fact that 2018 sees the anniversary of the calling of the denomination’s first woman minister; we hear Christian Aid’s reaction to the United Nation’s report that the army in Myanmar committed many atrocities in their moves against the Rohynga people; Beth, a missioner with BMS World Mission speaks about her work in a cancer hosptial in Tunisia and we mark the passing of gospel singer Aretha Franklin and hear about her deep roots in the Baptist Church.
This month we report on what happens when you find folks who attended your church’s summer fayre have become the centre of world attention and you have to pick up the pieces.
There’s a movement to help children who normally get free school meals – and we report on what could be the fate of 43 Baptist Churches in the Ukraine.Plus all the usual features, of course.
There’s a lot to concern thoughtful Baptists this month. BMS partner and lawyer has been refused a visa to visit her colleagues at Head Office in Didcot and her British Father-in-Law. Baptists play a major role in the Joint Public Issues Team and they say the Government’s flagship policy of Universal credit is failing and it’s the poorest recipients who are suffering most.
There’s much else to grab your attention this month as well as all our usual features, music, college news and news from Tear Fund as well as Christian Aid and an invitation to join the association of Christian Writers.
And … have your ever worried about what has happened to the old Baptist Church House in Southampton Row in London … we can report that it’s now a posh boutique hotel, retaining many original features and open for business.
Baptist Voice for May includes a preview of the Annual Assembly; advice on where to get General Election analysis; and the source for a chili and chocolate cake.
PLUS all the usual features news from Baptists together; BMS World Mission; The Baptist Regions and The Colleges.
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Baptist voice this month suggests, in the light of events in France, a calm and vigilant approach to church security and the BU steering group calls for all our churches to become Beacons of Hope. Our young people’s correspondent is looking into opportunites for volunteering overseas.