Bristol City of Hope Report

On 5th May 2018, over 200 leaders from different sectors across Bristol came together at City Hall to focus on some of the social challenges that Bristol faces. This event, organised by Christian Action Bristol and Mayor of Bristol, Marvin Rees, was a unique opportunity to hear about some of the great work being done […]


Firestarters are conversations involving nine fast growing Baptist churches, with each event offering 24 hours to ‘learn, expect and act’. Firestarters are not conferences with a perceived expert keynoting, as useful as that is. Nor are they retreats with guided self-reflection, as vital as that is. They are conversations hosted by some of these churches experiencing this surprising growth. Two […]

Make sure you keep up with Seventy-two

We describe Seventy-two as a catalyst for mission through Baptist networks. Through Seventy-two, we aim to help people find their way in the mission of God. One way this happens is through the website, seventy-two.network. As Seventy-two has grown, more people have begun writing ‘guest blogs’, and grown a mailing list of people receive a […]

Home Mission Update: Ambassadors are go!

Are you looking for visiting speakers for your church? Would you like more focus on mission in your services? Do you remember when your church had a ‘Home Mission Sunday’ every year? WEBA now has a growing team of Home Mission Ambassadors, equipped to visit your church and speak, preach, or even lead a whole […]

A Special Link for WEBA

It was great to have Peter and Louise Lynch with us for the WEBA Ministers’ Conference this year. Peter, who was minister of Worle Baptist Church in North Somerset, began talking to BMS World Mission about following a call to serve overseas when he was at the conference a couple of years ago. As Peter […]

Thy Kingdom Come in 2018

Nigel Coles explains why we are choosing Thy Kingdom Come, which began as an initiative of the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, as our WEBA theme for 2018, making this a year of prayer for our network. There will be at least four Thy Kingdom Come Network Gatherings and also cluster-based Prayer Nights throughout the […]