QB Board Focus for 2014: ‘Queensland Baptists … knowing God’

DATE CLAIMER: Tuesday 7 April—Friday 10 April 2015

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QB Convention 2015—QCCC Mapleton

Hear guest speaker Edmund Chan speaking about Following Jesus

ABM media release, 15 May 2014: Baptists welcome budget commitment to chaplaincy

Australian Baptist Ministries welcomes the Abbott Government’s delivery on its election promise to strengthen support for school chaplaincy by allocating $245 million to chaplaincy programs in about 2900 schools over the next four years. Continue reading ABM media release, 15 May 2014: Baptists welcome budget commitment to chaplaincy

ABM media release, 14 May 2014: Baptists deplore foreign aid cuts to federal budget

Baptist leaders have expressed grave concern at the Abbott Government’s decision to cut Australia’s foreign aid spending by $7.6 billion in the five years to 2017-18.

“In his budget speech, Mr Hockey said the government’s economic action plan entailed spending less on consumption and more on investment so his government could keep making decent, compassionate choices. Yet the savage cuts to foreign aid announced in the 2014 budget will have precisely the opposite effect, especially in some of the poorest communities in the Asia-Pacific region,” Director of National Ministries for Australian Baptist Ministries, the Reverend Keith Jobberns, said. Continue reading ABM media release, 14 May 2014: Baptists deplore foreign aid cuts to federal budget