Return of papers: All papers must be returned to the above address bearing a post office mark of no later than 22 March 2020. This was never the case when the work first started in South Africa, and so, in many ways this is a dramatic swing back to our substantial theological roots. Notice of Motion regarding the proposed new Statement of Faith for the Baptist Union 1. One of the pastors suggested that the opportunity be taken to form the Baptist Union of South Africa. The Baptist Union of Great Britain (BUGB) is the Baptist family in England and Wales (there is also the Baptist Union of Wales). Details will be given with the exam papers on the procedure to provide students with numbers. 1st - Missions Sunday 15th - 22nd - BWD Week of Prayer. It is made up of churches, regional associations, the national resource centre and Baptist colleges. Satan has always readily deployed the weapon of “Divide and conquer.” Here is our standard – the flag raised high to which we must all rally when the warning goes out – and it will. Peach, who replied in words that were as choice as they were brief at the same time giving the sum of £100 to the funds of the Baptist Union…” The way they wrote and spoke then is not the manner in which we do so today, hence the necessity of a new language version of the Statement of Belief such that in the 1924, “We believe in one God eternally existing in three persons” now reads, “We believe in one God who eternally exists in three co-equal persons” and the “Holy Ghost” is the “Holy Spirit” and “just and unjust” is now, “righteous and unrighteous.”. And there are many open spaces and some now addressed. All Rights Reserved. The Jamaica Baptist Union traces its beginning to George Liele, a ‘free black slave’ from Atlanta Georgia who came to Jamaica in 1783 and started preaching in Kingston. •    Place entrants writing the same paper apart from each other (we will automatically disqualify entrants if cheating is detected, as has happened in the past). Monday night, 20 May 2019, was the BNA’s AGM and it was a BIG event because there was a particularly big item on the agenda – are we going to adopt the 2017 Statement of Belief as our own or not? !The Scripture exam papers are based solely on the passages detailed in the syllabus and NOT what is in the teaching material. For instance, the opening minutes of the first session on Thursday 18 September 1924 record this, “Devotional exercises opened at 2:43p.m. There are a number of aspects of the Statement of Belief that affirm where we have always stood and this can be proven, that have never been included in a common statement. The retiring president introduced the new President, the Rev H.T. Our great diversity culturally, linguistically and ‘charismatically’ has begged the question as to what is believed ‘in the open spaces’ of what is not stated in the 1924 Statement of Belief. It seems that the practice of a church Executive model as the leadership structure of a Baptist church has been ‘The Baptist Way” since Baptists arrived in South Africa in 1820. PLEASE DON’T FORGET TO PLACE THIS IN THE ENVELOPE WITH YOUR SCRIPTS. Being Baptist in the Baptist Union of Southern Africa Post Kuils River Assembly 2019. Your email address will not be published. The Baptist Union of Great Britain (BUGB) is the Baptist family in England and Wales (there is also the Baptist Union of Wales). Today, there is a far reduced number of English-as-first-language speakers and hence the necessity to make things as plain as can be in a new statement of belief. Baptist Union of Southern Africa, Roodekrans, South Africa. Thusong Centre,12 Sylvia Road , Zuurbekom (10,152.98 mi) Johannesburg, South Africa 1779 Please follow these carefully to avoid confusion or incorrect results being sent out. YOUR SCRIPT WON’T BE MARKED UNTIL PROOF OF PAYMENT IS RECEIVED. •    Exam Fees: A reminder that the cost for the exam is R25-00 per entrant. The envelope will also contain The Exam code, Invigilation instructions including a Trophy Report, and a questionnaire about the examination. In other words, ‘the open spaces’ of what is not stated has become the primary reason for disunity and the only way this is rectified is to put the unspoken issues on the table. Are the charismatics right in their accusation that we Baptists do not believe in the work of the Holy Spirit? IF YOU PAY BY POSTAL ORDER PLEASE PUT THAT WITH YOUR SCRIPTS. The Baptist Union of Zambia is a Baptist Christian denomination in Zambia.It is affiliated with the Baptist World Alliance.The headquarters is in Ndola.. History. This, we hope, will lead to a closer co-operation in all the work yet to be done. The Baptist World Alliance, founded in 1905, is a fellowship of 241 conventions and unions in 126 countries and territories comprising 47 million baptized believers in 169,000 churches. • Invigilation : Normal invigilation rules apply. 51 were here. The Baptist Union of Great Britain (BUGB) is the Baptist family in England and Wales (there is also the Baptist Union of Wales). One of the key issues around the discussion of a new statement of faith for the Baptist Union of South Africa is around the issue of the inerrancy of the Bible. OUR BANK DETAILS ARE:STANDARD BANK                                             CURRENT ACCOUNT                                             NO. If the crucial aspects of our faith are not openly described affirmed, agreed to collectively and regularly put before us again and again, confusion in the head is always followed by a waywardness of the heart which then leads to a wandering off the path. Monday night, 20 May 2019, was the BNA’s AGM and it was a BIG event because there was a particularly big item on the agenda – are we going to adopt the 2017 Statement of Belief as our own or not? Promote unity and brotherly love. January: February: March: April: May: June : July: August: September: October: November: December: 9th - National Woman's Day 13th - 14th - BMD Board Meetings 17th - DOLM AGM 18th - 25th - BU Week of Prayer. YOU MAY FAX A COPY OF YOUR DEPOSIT TO 086 601 4365. NB: AFTER YOU HAVE MADE A DEPOSIT INTO OUR BANK ACCOUNT PLEASE MAKE A COPY OF THE DEPOSIT SLIP AND SEND IT WITH YOUR SCRIPTS BY 22 March 2020. Baptismal regeneration – ” Historically we believed “that Baptism is the immersion of the believer.” Fortunately, this is now wonderfully clarified in “that Baptism is the immersion of the professing believer.” I have no idea how we used to know for certain that these baptismal candidates were certainly saved prior to their baptism. Detailed below is some vital information for the writing of the examination. Please put your church name as Reference. General and Particular Baptist work was united in the Baptist Union in 1891. Don’t forget to send back the class register (codes), trophy report, questionnaire, and payment for entrants (if this has not already been sent). Post was not sent - check your email addresses! “See how they love each other” must be seen. Many. What is puzzling is why these have not been included prior to this. Wychwood, The 2019 BU Assembly will be held at the Western Cape Sports School, Kuils River, Cape Town from 23 September to 26 September. If you have students who will be writing their 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th etc exam this year, please fill in this information on the students registration list that you submit with your exam papers. Introduction. Baptist Union of South Africa. ), Please note the following important information regarding the exam papers:•    The Grade 12 & Adults may be answer on blank lined paper (which the Sunday School must provide). 1.7K likes. 98 McAlpine Road, •    Entrants in grades 3 - 5 may write with a pencil, but other entrants are requested to write with only a BLUE or BLACK pen. • ALL entrants must write the exam at the same time on the same day. But, as significant as this is, the acceptance of the Statement of Belief as our own is not the primary win for us. Kevin DeYoung states that “unity is a relational good we are called to maintain where true spiritual unity is already present.”, Unity is a relational good we are called to maintain where true spiritual unity is present.”. It is made up of churches, regional associations, the national resource centre and Baptist colleges. Dr Parnell and various local Baptist ministers serving as part-time lecturers provided the tuition. Baptist Union of Southern Africa. Built using WordPress and the Mesmerize Theme. 2003/019542/08 BTC is registered with the Department of Education as a Private Higher Education Institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997.Registration Certificate N0 2000/HE08/004. Lastly, the ordinance of the Lord’s Supper was previously defined as “partaking of bread and wine.” This is now clarified as “partaking of the bread and the cup.” Perhaps some may joke that it is easier to drink wine than a cup, but I imagine an elderly woman wagging her finger saying, “See, that’s why I joined the Temperance Society.”. The Genesis of Baptist Work in South Africa; Being Baptist in the Baptist Union of Southern Africa Post Kuils River Assembly 2019; Why the need for a new Statement of Belief? Think about it, “What comes from unity?” Not uniformity, for we do not look the same, think the same, see the same. •    Exam Papers: These will be sent to you in a few weeks via email or fast mail - please warn whoever collects the mail at the address you have provided so that they pass on the papers promptly. The National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc., (NBCA Intl or NBCA) more commonly known as the National Baptist Convention of America or sometimes the Boyd Convention, is a Christian denomination based in the United States.It is a predominantly African American conservative Baptist denomination, and is headquartered at Simmons College of Kentucky in Louisville. The Advanced Adults write an additional paper i.e Baptist Principle. IF YOU WANT THAT OPTION PLEASE SEND A REQUEST WITH YOUR SCRIPTS. A College Committee was soon appointed under the … Thus, our statement then is the new beachhead for the battle that will certainly be coming. When the Baptist Union accepted the 1924 statement of faith, there were 105 delegates in attendance and of these, 21 were the wives (or maybe mothers!) The Baptist Union of Great Britain (BUGB) is the Baptist family in England and Wales (there is also the Baptist Union of Wales). And why does the church pay both the association and the union? Some Sunday Schools have in the past had an invigilator for EACH Gr 3 entrant so that papers can be read, and pictures and words explained where necessary – this is totally acceptable!•    If an entrant has a learning disability or needs assistance of any sort, details of this must be clearly explained in a note stapled to the front of their paper. There is no doubt that as public opinion continues in particular directions against the simple reading of the Bible on a number of contemporary issues, both churches and pastors will need to return to a clearly stated standard of what we hold to together. It is officially founded in 1854. 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