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Baptist WORLD



October/December 2013 Volume 60, Number 4


CONTENTS


5 Youth Conference


5 Speakers at World Conference Issue Challenges to Youth


8 Annual Gathering 8 Important Decisions Made at Annual Gathering


6 Seminars and Small Group Sessions 7 Stories of Ministry&Challenge


9 Guiding Document on Intra-Baptist Relations Ratifi ed


10 Groups Tour Jamaican Historical Sites and Projects


10 Jamaica New Testament Enthusiastically Received by International Baptists


11 Jamaican Baptists Welcome International Delegation


12 Baptist Men Confab in Jamaica


12 Five Leading Baptist Figures Honored and Memorialized


Baptist World Editor: Eron Henry, Email: communications@bwanet.org Editorial Assistant: Ashley Coates


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15 Theological Educators Confront Change 16 The Holy Spirit and Social Justice


17 Baptist Contributions to the Understanding of the Holy Spirit


18 The Holy Spirit and Corporate Worship


19 Pentecostal Controversies among Nigerian Baptists Resolved


21 Baptist Women 22 Dialogues 20 The Prosperity Gospel Problem


21 BWA Women’s Department Meets in Jamaica


22 Gathering Discusses Baptist-Catholic Dialogue Report


22 BWA to Dialogue with Methodists 24 Colombia


23 Why Theological Dialogues Are Challenging


24 BWA Makes Human Rights Visit to Colombia


26 Karen Refugees 26 Karen Refugees Fear Forced Repatriation


25 Background on Confl ict in Colombia


27 Interview with Saw Simon, Mae La Refugee Camp, Mae Sot, Thailand


BWA OFFICERS


John Upton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . President Neville Callam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .General Secretary


BWA EXECUTIVE STAFF


Raimundo Barreto . . . . . . . . . . . . . Freedom and Justice Patsy Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Women Emmett Dunn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Youth and Congress Eron Henry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Communications Julie Justus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Member Services Rothangliani Chhangte . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BWAid Meg Pearson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Finance/Administration Kathe Traynham . . . . . . . . . . . Promotion and Development Fausto Vasconcelos . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Evangelism/Research


BWA REGIONAL SECRETARIES


Durosinjesu Ayanrinola . . . . . All Africa Baptist Fellowship Tony Peck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . European Baptist Federation Everton Jackson . . . . . . . . . . Caribbean Baptist Fellowship Parrish Jacome . . . . . . Union of Baptists in Latin America P. Bonny Resu . . . . . . . . . . Asia Pacific Baptist Federation George Bullard . . . . . . . North American Baptist Fellowship

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