Tim Faulkner Elected as New General Secretary

In a special online called meeting on 16 March, the International Baptist Convention overwhelmingly approved Tim Faulkner as the next General Secretary of the convention.  Faulkner was presented as the candidate by the General Secretary Search Team after a 15-month...

Euroventure Cancelled for 2020

 The Euroventure Team has made the hard decision to cancel camp for 2020. This was difficult because we are always in awe of what God does at camp and the incredible experience of many teens placing their faith in Jesus for the first time or recommitting their lives...

Partnership and Progress in the Gospel

“I thank my God every time I remember you.  In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, confident of this that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the...

ACM 2019: Two Churches Become Full Members

The International Baptist Convention at its 56th Annual Convention Meeting, held 21-23 October in Naples, Italy, welcomed two churches as full members, heard reports from the General Secretary and Core Strategy Directors, and approved a €406,285 budget for next...
Developing Resources: Taking Advantage of Resources Offered

Developing Resources: Taking Advantage of Resources Offered

In September the Developing Resources team launched a subscription service for RightNow Media (RNM) for all International Baptist Convention churches.  Since that time more than 40 of our churches have taken advantage of this offer and provided this resource to...

Walking in the Light: Euroventure 2019 Extended by a Day

Walking in the Light: Euroventure 2019 Extended by a Day

We are very excited about what we expect to be a great week at Euroventure 2019. We’re so excited that this year we’ve made it one day longer. Usually running from Saturday through Thursday, this year we will end camp on Friday morning.  Dates for Euroventure are...

We Value … Partnership

We Value … Partnership

Partnership: Participating WITH   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. One of the core values of the International Baptist Convention is...

We Value … Fellowship

We Value … Fellowship

Fellowship: Participating IN   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. As someone raised in a missionary family, whose father was a pastor and...

General Secretary Search Committee Working

The General Secretary Search Committee met on 20 February to continue moving forward in the search for the next general secretary of the International Baptist Convention. The group worked on developing questions and creating ways to receive feedback from various...

Moving Ahead … to the Glory and Praise of God

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

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....