November 19, 2012

A Baptist Shake-Up in Britain

Bob Allen, Associated Baptist Press

The Baptist Union of Great Britain will downsize its national staff from 46 to 32 employees and change the way it works with associations and Baptist colleges to better serve local churches in the 21st century.

Changes approved by the Baptist Union Council Nov. 12-14 at the Hayes Christian Conference Centre in Derbyshire followed a yearlong study prompted by financial concerns but broadened to re-examine mission structures designed for the 20th century.

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