Most read national news stories 2019
An appeal by Spurgeon's College after its registration application was turned down by the Office for Students, the introduction to Where do We Grow From Here? by President Ken Benjamin, and a national loneliness campaign were among the most read national news stories in The Baptist Times in 2019
1 Spurgeon's appeal after regulator decision
Spurgeon’s College has appealed for the support of the Christian community after the Office for Students (OfS) turned down its registration application
2 Where do we grow from here?
That’s the challenge and invitation posed by new Baptist Union President Ken Benjamin
3 ‘Let’s Talk Loneliness’ campaign
Christian organisations have encouraged churches to engage in the national ‘Let’s Talk Loneliness’ Campaign
4 Jane Day appointed as Centenary Enabler
Significant challenges still exist for Baptist women. Jane’s role is to research the issues and to offer ways of overcoming them
5 Working to end Modern Slavery
A ‘stain on our lives’ - a report from the National Modern Slavery Summits, hosted by Together Free
6 Baptist Union Presidency for Yinka
The Revd Yinka Oyekan has been elected President of our Baptist Union for 2020-21
7 A new look Baptist Assembly
A revamped format, a first-time venue, a two-day programme and flexible ticket options - this year's Baptist Assembly
8 No-deal Brexit concern in letter to PM
Christians write to Boris Johnson to state no-deal Brexit is 'gambling with the basic needs of our poorest citizens'
9 Baptists Together - have confidence!
Baptists were urged to ditch the negative human narratives and have confidence in God’s call on our lives, in a rousing address that closed the 2019 Baptist Assembly from General Secretary Lynn Green
10 New Firestarter events for Baptist growth
A new series of Firestarter events that explore Baptist church growth have been organised for 2019