“Cooks, nurses, chauffeurs and errand boys”: Snapshots of the Spanish Influenza among Western Baptists

By Gordon L. Heath

Like Canadian Baptists in Central and Eastern Canada, churches of the Baptist Union of Western Canada (BUWC) faced severe hardships due to the “Spanish Influenza” sweeping across Canada and the globe.

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The United Baptist Convention of the Maritime Provinces and the “Spanish Influenza,” 1918–1920

By Taylor Murray

Various historians have drawn similarities between the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and earlier events in world history. Continue reading

Reflections on the Life of an Atlantic Baptist on the 100th Anniversary of his Birth

By Taylor Murray

Stuart Eldon Murray (1919–1985) was born one-hundred-years ago today, on 6 November 1919. Continue reading

“We must love them, do good to them, and pray for them”: Canadian Baptists in Russia and Russian Baptists in Canada in the 1960s

By Karl Armstrong1

Fifty-nine years ago this past September, Christian leaders in the Soviet Union invited two key Canadian Baptists leaders to visit them for a series of special, celebratory services. Continue reading

Watson Kirkconnell’s Covert War against Communism

By Gordon L. Heath

The recent publication of my article on Watson Kirkconnell’s covert war against communism reminds me once again of the serendipitous surprises one experiences while doing research in archives.1

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Profile of a Fledgling Baptist Minister, part 3

By Joyce H. Munro

During the first years of his ministry, some of Eben Rice’s diary accounts are nonchalant—household chores, sermon preparation, visiting with church members in far-flung homes and long meetings. Continue reading