In January I got to return to the country of my birth — England — to meet with a number of Baptist agencies and conventions who are active internationally in the fields of development and disaster response. We met for three days in Didcot, home of BMS World Mission (which started when William Carey felt a call from God to share God’s love with those in need, specifically in India).
The goal was this: discuss how we might resource and strengthen one another, and work together in a collaborative framework globally. There is already often ad hoc and informal cooperation on a case-by-case basis, but we wanted to think about whether we could make this more intentional and sustainable. Continue reading