Baptists Without Borders

August 14, 2014

My latest column ran in the Churchnet newsletter page in this week's issue of the Word&Way. The piece, titled "Baptists Without Borders," reflects on the annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance last month in Izmir, Turkey.

The church I gather with on Sunday is not the Church. Rather the full body of Christ crosses national boundaries and dividing walls. 
... My faith was enriched during the BWA gathering in Turkey as I heard from Baptists from Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Moldova, Poland, South Africa, Sweden, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine, and many other nations. We are better together because we are meant to be together. 
Read the rest of the piece here.