Moving Ahead … to the Glory and Praise of God

And this is my prayer, that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus...

General Secretary Announces Retirement Plans

Jimmy Martin, general secretary of the International Baptist Convention, announced his retirement plans for the end of 2020 at the convention’s 55th Annual Convention Meeting, held 29-31 October in Madrid, Spain. Martin has served as general secretary since 2003....

We Value … Unity

Unity: Part of the Same Spiritual Family   This post is part of a six-part series, written by a leader within the convention, on our core values.  Our core values show who we are and what motivates us. Unity is a result of salvation. Through the work of God's Spirit,...

We Value … Diversity

Diversity:  The New Humanity and Its Implications   This post is part of a six-part series, written by a leader within the convention, on our core values.  Our core values show who we are and what motivates us.   The International Baptist Convention values its...
EuroVenture 2018 Favorite Moments

EuroVenture 2018 Favorite Moments

I loved seeing how happy everyone was. The music:  The only time I've ever experienced that kind of energy has been at Euroventure.

First-Ever Latin America Ministry Leadership Conference Held

First-Ever Latin America Ministry Leadership Conference Held

Pastors from all over South and Central America gathered together in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 27 February-3 March for the first-ever Latin America Ministry Leadership Conference. The idea was to give pastors from the Latin America region the opportunity to meet...

MLC: Leading Out of His Abundance of Grace

MLC: Leading Out of His Abundance of Grace

The Bible study with Bob Marsh is one of my favorite parts of the IBC Ministry Leadership Conferences. During our first morning session in Larnaca, Cyprus, Bob jumped into a study of Peter and began with John 21:15-19. This is the story where Jesus extends grace to...

Euroventure 2018: Holy Set Apart is Theme for Youth Conference

Euroventure 2018: Holy Set Apart is Theme for Youth Conference

We are very excited about what we expect to be a great week at Euroventure 2017. Euroventure is designed for students who have completed 6th – 12th grades or the European equivalents (ages 12-19 years old). Euroventure is sponsored by the International Baptist...

A Call to IBC Reformation

A Call to IBC Reformation

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, strangers in the world, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, for...

Celebrating Our Heritage, Pursuing Our Mission

Celebrating Our Heritage, Pursuing Our Mission

The International Baptist Convention, in its 54th Annual Convention Meeting, held 23-25 October in Oberursel, Germany, featured the 500th anniversary of the Reformation through the theme "Celebrating Our Heritage, Pursuing Our Mission." The convention welcomed...