Convention News And Updates
- SBN TV to air Baptist World Alliance Virtual Worship Service on Pentecost
From Friday May 29 to Saturday, May 30, 2020, the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) is organizing a global virtual worship service for all Baptists worldwide to share what the Lord is doing in their lives. This unprecedented virtual service is due to the Covid-19 pandemic which has rendered public congregations impossible during this period.
- SBN TV: Propagating the Gospel in a lockdown
Shalom Broadcasting Network (SBN TV) a Christian satellite channel operationalized by the Ghana Baptist Convention, is devoted to the mission of propagating the solid and unadulterated word of God to 27 countries in West, East and parts of Central Africa.
SBN TV is a multimedia ministry with the sole aim of nourishing believers with wholesome content and drawing the lost to Christ with the fulfilling, inspirational and entertaining programs.
- Quarantined people in Middle East turn to Christian TV for hope
In the eye of the coronavirus storm, anxious viewers in the Middle East and North Africa are looking to live Christian TV for reassurance—desperate to see “living hope” as the crisis escalates.
“Right now, with many countries introducing quarantine measures and lockdowns—and people staying home in isolation because of the COVID-19 virus—millions are searching the channels for hope that’s alive and real,” said Dr. Rex Rogers, SAT-7 USA president (sat7usa.org), a Christian satellite broadcaster in the Middle East and North Africa.
- EASTER MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT – GHANA BAPTIST CONVENTION
This weekend marks the celebration of Easter, a period on the Christian Calendar, where believers across the globe remember and commemorate the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It signifies a reminder of the priceless sacrifice Christ made to bring hope and Salvation to the world. Beloved, in Christ, there is hope for a better future.
This year’s Easter is being celebrated in most places amid the challenges posed by the global pandemic, COVID-19, which has caused lockdown restrictions making it impossible for Christians in many places including Ghana, to meet together as we would have loved to.
- GHANA BAPTIST CONVENTION DONATES TO GOVERNMENT’S COVID-19 FUND
- Baptist World Congress Postponed to 2021
In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Baptist World Alliance announced Friday (March 27) it would postpone the 22nd Baptist World Congress for one year. The Congress, a quinquennial event scheduled this time to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in July 2020, will now occur July 7-10, 2021, in Rio de Janeiro. The BWA previously postponed Congress during the Great Depression, canceled it during World War II, and delayed its Baptist Youth World Conference in 2003 due to the SARS outbreak.