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New minister welcomed in Leytonstone
Leytonstone United Free Church will hold a commissioning service for its new minister, Gemma Dunning, this weekend
Improving your cross-cultural competence
A Baptist minister wants to equip churches seeking to better engage with diverse cultures
Special celebration for Rupert Lazar
The local mayor and others joined East Barnet Baptist Church in celebrating their minister's installation as President of our Union
How would you like your cafe?
Baptist minister Shaun Lambert reflects on Ruby Wax's new initiative for mental health, Frazzle cafe, and the Mindful Church Cafe he runs
Team Leader appointed at the LBA
The London Baptist Association has appointed the Revd Phil Barnard as its new Regional Minister Team Leader
Radicalisation - the answer to radicalisation
Christian charity Oasis wants to “radicalise every young person” – but with a positive story of belonging, identity, self-worth and purpose
'Switch energy supply to renewable sources'
Christians in the UK are encouraged to switch their homes and churches to electricity from renewable sources
Oasis fills Kids Company party gap
Hundreds of South London's most vulnerable children given Christmas parties by the Christian charity following Kids Company closure
Different approaches to covenant
“Not much difference in our paperwork and theological values, but much in our practice” - Church 1v23, Harold Hill
'The story of the loveliest note of all'
Baptist minister and children’s author Richard Littledale has teamed up with Tommy’s this Christmas to release a charming audiobook
Concert lit up by TV talent
Participants from ITV’s popular talent shows the X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent were the special guests at a concert at Barking Baptist Church
A Black Majority perspective on mission
A Baptist minister's new book highlights the intercultural ecumenism emerging between Black Majority and historic Churches
What on earth are Black Majority Churches?
Intercultural ecumenism between Black Majority Churches (BMCs) and British Baptists in London
The minister and the Mighty Men
An opera singer-turned Baptist minister is part of all male choir's single which raises funds for a charity that rescues children from gangs
Honorary doctorate for church transformation
Baptist minister Steve Chalke recognised by Staffordshire University as champion of social justice
Epic run for safe home completed
Rachel Price and Emily Chalke arrived in London after running 400 miles from Edinburgh to raise money and awareness for Ella’s Home
Marathon for Ella's Home
Running from Edinburgh to London for Ella’s Home, a place for women who have been trafficked and sexually exploited in the UK
New Quiet Days at Spurgeon's College
College will be setting aside its building and grounds one Friday each month to encourage and enable people to connect with God
Community church to church in community
Jacky Bone combines leading a Baptist church with being a YMCA chaplain - and there is much overlap
Western/majority world differences explored
Conference looks at how Christians of all backgrounds can work together more effectively
Finding a home for Ella in London
A BMS World Mission-supported project to help trafficked women in the capital is almost ready to go
What would God say if He had our windows?
Comic book story of the Prodigal Son across front of church proves a talking point
A vintage - and precious - tea party
A group of girls brought their mums and grans to an east London Baptist church for a tea party with a difference
Marathon challenge at Spurgeon's College
College vice principal training to raise sponsorship to provide vital bursary funds for students
Four new HIV clinics in London churches
Charity hopes to combat the high rate of HIV among African people living in the UK
Biblical teaching and financial crisis
New publication analyses economic issues from a Biblical perspective through six Bible studies
A musical that's above and beyond
Playing a key role in a dazzling London production that retells the Bible as never before is a dream for Holly-Anna Lloyd
'Prayer does bring about change'
Ilford High Road Baptist Church recently held its annual prayer conference for the Muslim world
A toolbox (blog) for small churches
Small churches can feel neglected - which is why I've set up a blog specifically dedicated to resourcing them
The Windrush Legacy - Faith in Migration
The voices of the Windrush generation - and the vital role faith played - have been captured in a new film
Fun and frantic: Italy Action Team on tour
The 2013/14 Italy Action Team had an action-packed time at a multicultural church in greater London
Christian Kitchen's High Court victory
Relief for organisers of a soup kitchen threatened with eviction after favourable High Court ruling
Leadership that enables pioneer mission
Missional clusters 'small enough to know everyone but large enough to do things' - a visit to Morden Baptist Church
A charming tale: how a little owl grew wings
Creative collaboration sees Baptist minister's children's charity book published in double-quick time
The Baptist church at Westminster Abbey
Memorial Community Church, Plaistow represented at Westminster Abbey service for the National Churches Trust
Reaching over 17,000 children across Bexley
Christian Resources in Bexley Schools (CRIBS) has grown from small beginnings to make a significant contribution to the borough's primary schools
Reflecting at the Racial Justice Sunday Service
Those murdered for racially motivated reasons are remembered at the LBA service in Peckham
Church launches gallery in its historic building
Memorial Community Church in Plaistow teams up with Rosetta Art Centre to showcase Newham artists
Your church could do it too - events which work
Two of the easiest events at Sidcup Baptist Church require little planning but help bring the fellowship together
Bexley church to welcome new minister
Albany Park Baptist Church to celebrate induction of new pastor and former opera singer the Revd Craig Downes
Oasis Church Waterloo launches new school
Latest addition to the Oasis Community Hub in Waterloo
Turning the Tables on Mission
The work of a Baptist minister set to deepen understanding of reverse missionaries in the United Kingdom
‘I read about Noah… it changed my world’
Hazel Southam reports on how a Christian-based project is helping recovering alcoholics turn their life around
Victorian time capsule has message to inspire church today
A church had an unexpected window into its past following the discovery of a Victorian time capsule. Builders working on the redevelopment of Esher Green Baptist Church in Surrey came across the glass preserving jar during the demolition of the rear...
Minister's midnight cycle ride for hospice receives excellent response
A Baptist minister raised more than three times his target after cycling across London throughout the night.
Midnight cycle ride for Baptist minister in aid of Princess Alice Hospice
The compassionate care given to one of his church members - which led to 'the most remarkable act of worship' he has ever participated in - has spurred a Baptist minister to raise funds via a nighttime bike ride for a local hospice.
Meeting Mary, preaching Mary - crafting a sermon digitally
The potential for technology to enrich the lives of a congregation was shown when a minister reached out across digital and denominational boundaries to prepare a sermon on Mary.
Local churches going underground to support Indian orphanage
Several members of two local Baptist churches will be going underground this Saturday.
'God is using our availability'
Baptisms mark the first anniversary of a creative church plant in Brick Lane
Faith out in the open
Rain or shine: Whatever the weather three people from very different backgrounds were determined to be baptised in the open air as a public witness of their faith.
Duke of Gloucester visits church in Plaistow
A spruced-up church in a landmark building hosted royalty last week.
Church pilots community food project
A church has piloted a community café that combines growing fresh produce, preparing great food and learning how to eat well on a budget.
Church helps to transform eyesore
A church’s desire to show God’s love in its community has resulted in the transforming of a local eyesore.
Britain's Got Talent semi finalist performs at Baptist youth concert
Britain's Got Talent semi-finalist Paul Gbegbaje gave a 'virtuoso performance' on the piano at a Sunday evening youth concert at a Baptist church in London.
Victorian Time Capsule has Message to Inspire Church Today
A church had an unexpected window into its past following the discovery of a Victorian time capsule June 2013
Minister's Midnight Cycle Ride for Hospice Receives Excellent Response
A Baptist minister raised more than three times his target after cycling across London throughout the night June 2013
Meeting Mary, Preaching Mary - Crafting a Sermon Digitally
The potential for technology to enrich the lives of a congregation was shown when a minister reached out across digital and denominational boundaries to prepare a sermon on Mary June 2012
Local Churches Going Underground to Support Indian Orphanage
Several members of two local Baptist churches will be going underground this Saturday May 2013
'God Is Using Our Availability'
Baptisms mark the first anniversary of a creative church plant in Brick Lane June 2013
Faith Out In The Open
Rain or shine: Whatever the weather three people from very different backgrounds were determined to be baptised in the open air as a public witness of their faith August 2012
Duke of Gloucester Visits Church in Plaistow
Memorial Community Church in Plaistow welcomed visitors from the National Churches Trust including its vice-patron, The Duke of Gloucester, a first cousin to The Queen May 2013
Church Pilots Community Food Project
A church has piloted a community café that combines growing fresh produce, preparing great food and learning how to eat well on a budget May 2012
Church Helps to Transform Eyesore
A church’s desire to show God’s love in its community has resulted in the transforming of a local eyesore
Britain's Got Talent Semi-Finalist Performs at Baptist Youth Concert
"Britain's Got Talent" semi-finalist, Paul Gbegbaje, gave a 'virtuoso performance' on the piano at a Sunday evening youth concert at a Baptist church in London October 2012