Ecumenical · 31. July 2009
RUECB Considering Membership in the Conference of European Churches ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Included: A short commentary on “Amsterdam 400” M o s c o w / A m s t e r d a m -- The Russian Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists’ (RUECB) Department of External Church Relations plans to recommend to its Union Council that the church rejoin the Geneva-based “Conference of European Churches” (CEC). This is one result of...
Ecumenical · 16. November 2007
Nairobi Kenya "non-traditional churches" Pentecostal Charismatic "World Evangelical Alliance" WEA "World Council of Churches" WCC "Geoff Tunnicliffe" "Global Christian Forum" "Baptist World Alliance" BWA "Denton Lotz" "Neville Callam" "Vitaly Vlasenko" "Russian Baptist Union" RUECB "Russian Orthodox Church" "Pavel Okara" "William Yoder"
Ecumenical · 13. September 2007
ecumenical "Russian Baptist Union" Sibiu 2017 Kirill RUECB "Third European Ecumenical Assembly" "Vitaly Vlasenko" "Walter Casper" CEC "Christian Inter-Confessional Advisory Committee" "World Council of Churches" "European Baptist Federation" EBF "William Yoder"
Ecumenical · 02. March 2007
"Conference of European Churches" CEC Moscow 2007 “Christian Inter-Confessional Advisory Committee” CIAC "Metropolitan Cyrill" "Vitaly Vlasenko" "Russian Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists" RUECB liberal "William Yoder"
Ecumenical · 29. August 1992
A Revival from Below? On August 24, Konrad Raiser (pronounced "Riser") became the first Lutheran and German to be elected General-Secretary of the World Council of Churches. He replaces the Methodist Emilio Castro of Uruguay, who will be retiring at the end of this year. Raiser is arriving at a crucial time: Conservative evangelicals such as the German journalist Wolfgang Polzer claim the WCC "has never been in such a serious crises as now." Funding has decreased; the Vatican and conservative...
Ecumenical · 17. November 1991
The Christian Peace Conference is Facing Hard Times In mid-October [October 17-22], 90 persons from 23 countries attended an extraordinary convocation of the Christian Peace Conference at Celakovice, Czechoslovakia. Some Americans in attendance had arrived expecting a funeral. But the 33-year-old Prague-based CPC was not buried: Only its official ties to European and North American denominations are dying. The CPC was created at the height of the Cold War when the Geneva-based World Council of...