“Wedding Cake Church”: St. Andrews Baptist Church

By Taylor Murray

Nestled in the sea-side town of St. Andrews, New Brunswick is perhaps one of the most interesting churches in Atlantic Canada. Continue reading

NEWS | Congratulations, Dr. Chris Crocker!

We would like to offer a special note of congratulations to Chris Crocker, who, after four years of study, successfully defended his PhD thesis at Bristol Baptist College (the world’s oldest Baptist college) on June 7.

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“A Feast of Fat Things”: The 1928 BWA World Congress in Toronto, 90 Years in Retrospect

By Karl Armstrong

This summer (June 23 to 29) marks the 90th anniversary of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) congress that was held at Exhibition Park in Toronto, Canada.  Continue reading

Retirement Dinner for Dr. Robert S. Wilson

By Taylor Murray

On 2 May 2018, hundreds of people filled the Sheldon L. Fountain Commons at Acadia University to celebrate the career of an extraordinary Canadian Baptist: Dr. Robert S. Wilson (affectionately known to all as “Dr. Bob”). Continue reading

The Crown: Baptists and the Coronation of Elizabeth II

By Gordon L. Heath

Viewers of the Netflix series The Crown are familiar with the early years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, especially the tradition and pageantry surrounding her coronation in Westminster Abbey on 2 June 1953.1 Continue reading

NEWS | Annual General Meeting, 2018

On 28 April 2018, the Canadian Baptist Historical Society held its annual meeting at McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Ontario. Continue reading