BU Express 210

Family News Congratulations to: Pastor Milton and Sylvia Staley who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary; Pastor Gavin and Carmen Johnson (Randburg Baptist Church) on the birth of their daughter, Ariella; Heathfield Baptist on their 30th anniversary. Condolences to: the family of the late Harold Paul (49, BASA President), who was called home after a very short illness. He was a key member of the BWA 2015 Congress Local Arrangements Committee. Ill: Ray Trew (retired) is slowly recovering Read more [...]

BU Express 209

Family News Congratulations to: Keith Reid (retired) who celebrated his 90th birthday. Trevor and Marilyn Eayrs represented the BU at the function. Jamey and Michelle Dykman (Horison) on the birth of their son, Noah. Condolences to: Martha Grunewald and family on the sad loss of Reinhard (retired) - funeral service on Tuesday 25 March at 10h00 at Northway Baptist, Pretoria. Ill: George Dennison (retired) is coping with radiation treatment; Vivienne Moses’ (India) mom continues to struggle Read more [...]

BU Express 208

Family News Congratulations to: Norman and Gabi Schaefer on their induction into the pastorate at Kimberley Baptist on Sunday 2 March; Craig Josephs on his recent induction as an intern youth pastor at Brackendowns Baptist. Condolences to: Rick and Jean Inglis (Ministry Board) on the sad loss of Jean’s brother, Tommy; Graham Wood (BU Foundation Director) on the sad loss of his brother. Ill: Jeremy Lock (retired) recovering from a liver operation; Reinhard Grunewald (retired) very ill in hospital; Read more [...]

BUSA Express 207

Family News Correction: It was incorrectly stated in the last issue of BU Express that Ursula Matthei is at West End. This should have been Athlone. Congratulations to: Andries and Tshepiso Nqontsa on their induction into the pastorate of Mt Calvary Baptist Church (Bloemfontein); Ethel Codrington (retired, UK) who celebrated her 100th birthday on 16 February. Condolences to: the family of Willie van den Abele (a former pastor of the Union) was called home. Ill: George Dennison (retired) has Read more [...]

All Africa Baptist Fellowship Press Release

PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE ALL AFRICA BAPTIST FELLOWSHIP (AABF) EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING HELD IN DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA ON THURSDAY 13 FEBRUARY 2014 The All Africa Baptist Fellowship (AABF), at its Executive Committee meeting in Durban, South Africa, on Thursday 13 February 2014, took note of developments within and around the Central African Republic, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.  We condemn the wanton destruction of life and property of defenceless and Read more [...]

BUSA Express 206

Family News Congratulations to the following who were inducted/commissioned into vacant pastorates: AJ and Aven Meiring (Central Pretoria), André and Belinda Matthee (Boksburg), Martin and Rochelle-Sharney Drysdale (Goodwood); Charles and Charmaine Dickson (Bellville South), Elliot and Sibusiswe Ngubelanga (Xhameni). Congratulations to: Pastor Abe Dawson on his well deserved retirement from the Bellville South Baptist Church after 36 years of faithful ministry at the church. Condolences to: Read more [...]

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