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...

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...

ACM 2017 Sermon videos

Annual Convention Meeting 2017 Sermon Videos Monday evening Significance of the Five Solas Roland Eskinazi Pastor IBC Brussels, Belgium Tuesday evening Baptist Contribution to the Reformation Carsten Lotz Pastor ICF Oberursel, Germany Wednesday...

Recap of ‘Reformed’: The Highlights of Euroventure

Recap of ‘Reformed’: The Highlights of Euroventure

My first experience at Euroventure was this summer, and it was unforgettable! I’ve always loved leading youth retreats and camps, but somehow Euroventure seemed...bigger. This spring, my students from Rome International Church replayed story after story of...

Connecting … the Body of Christ Joined Together

Connecting … the Body of Christ Joined Together

It was a new time, a new location, and a new format but the spirit of fellowship was the same.  Connect 17 was held 3-6 August in Neustadt on the Weinstrasse, Germany with the theme "The body … joined together." "From the morning sessions with our speaker,...

IBC Assists Fire Victims in India through EBMI

IBC Assists Fire Victims in India through EBMI

On 14 May, a fire from cooking in one of the huts spread through the tribal village of Eguva Bandarlapalli, Andhra Pradesh, India.  Nine huts were completely destroyed while another 29 huts were partially destroyed.  By God's grace, no one died.  The victims of the...

Convention Elects New 2nd VP

Convention Elects New 2nd VP

The International Baptist Convention held a called business meeting during the Ministry Leadership Conference on 25 March in Vouliagmeni, Athens, Greece.  According to the constitution and operations manual adopted in October 2016, the IBC can hold a called business...

Speakers and Seminars Set for Connect Conference 3-6 August

The first newly designed Connect Family Conference will be held 3-6 August at the Lachen Gästerhäuser in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany. Rodney Woo, pastor of the International Baptist Church of Singapore will be the featured speaker.  During the worship service...

Reformed: Youth Lives Changed

Reformed: Youth Lives Changed

Reformed, celebrating the Reformation’s 500th anniversary, is the theme for Euroventure 2017, held 8-13 July in Grindelwald, Switzerland.  Euroventure, a week-long camp, is designed for students who have completed 6th – 12th grades or the European equivalents (ages...