“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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“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

“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