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),…Keep Reading

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…Keep Reading

GHANA BAPTIST CONVENTION DONATES TO GOVERNMENT’S COVID-19 FUND

The Ghana Baptist Convention (GBC) on Sunday 29 th March 2020 made a donation to Government of Ghana in support of the Government efforts to fight the COVID-19 Pandemic. The donation, amounting to GHS100,000 was from a member-church of the Ghana Baptist Convention, namely, the Triumphant Baptist Church (TBC), Kwadaso, Kumasi. The seven-member delegation from the Ghana Baptist Convention to the Jubilee House was led by Rev. Enoch Nii Narh...Keep Reading

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,…Keep Reading

BWA President Expresses Concerns, Prayers Amid Coronavirus

Speaking from self-quarantine because of recent travel, Baptist World Alliance President Paul Msiza expressed concerns about the potential impact of coronavirus on his home country of South Africa as well as Baptist communities across the globe. The BWA also announced today (March 25) an international prayer effort to start March 30.

Ghana Baptist Convention resort to TV to preach the word

The Ghana Baptist Convention on Wednesday said it will resort to using the Shalom Broadcasting Network (SBN) Television to facilitate worship during the ban on social gathering to avoid the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Reverend Enoch Nii Narh Thompson, Vice President of the Ghana Baptist Convention, told the Ghana News Agency in Accra that the television broadcast would enable the congregation to be edified whilst evangelizing. “The directive…Keep Reading

Baptist WMU/BYL give to Trokosi girls

Frankadua (E/R) - The Tema Central Association of Baptist's Women's Ministry in collaboration with their Young Ladies have donated items to some rescued girls of the Trokosi Practice at the Baptist Vocational Training Institute. The items included; bags of rice, bags of maize, bags of dried cassava, cooking oil, assorted soaps, sanitary towels, toilet rolls, tomato paste among others. The gesture, which also coincided with the maiden visit of the...Keep Reading

President inspects Evangelist Extraordinaire’s project – Living Seed Baptist

The Ghana Baptist Convention Executive President, Rev. Dr. Ernest Adu-Gyamfi visited some of the projects being undertaken by the Evangelist Extraordinaire on behalf of the Convention this morning.

PRESIDENT’S REPORT TO THE 56TH ANNUAL SESSION 2019

This is an extract of the President’s Report. To read the full piece, download it here: Report “At the 54th annual session, a new strategic plan covering the period 2018 to 2027 was approved by this house. Some developments during the year obstructed effective implementation of the strategic plan. The plan was therefore re-structured and made operational in January 2019. This report therefore is an assessment of our achievement as…Keep Reading

NBCA RE-ELECTS DR. SAMUEL C. TOLBERT AS PRESIDENT

(LOUISVILLE, KY) September 14, 2019 – The National Baptist Convention of America Int’l, Inc. (NBCA) held it’s 139th Annual Session on September 8-12, 2019 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. On Thursday, September 12, 2019, during Dr. Tolbert’s Annual Address he gave several recommendations to the convention, including strategic recommendations geared towards moving NBCA into preparing for its transition of leadership. At the conclusion of Dr. Tolbert’s recommendations, 1st Vice President, Rev….Keep Reading

¢14b spent on financial sector clean up – Ofori-Atta

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta says government has already spent ¢14 billion to clean up the financial sector. Speaking at the 56th annual session of the Ghana Baptist Convention in the Ashanti Region, the Minister said much of the money will go into paying disgruntled depositors.

Be bold, support construction of National Cathedral – Ofori-Atta tells Ghanaians

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has charged Christians to be bold and rise above the criticisms against the construction of a National Cathedral in the country, ABC News can report. The construction of a National Cathedral is being championed by President Akufo-Addo. Since the President announced his intention to construct the edifice, it has been greeted with sharp criticism by a section of the Ghanaian public. For the majority of these…Keep Reading