Baptist Union of Papua New Guinea

Baptist Union of Papua New Guinea
ClassificationEvangelical Christianity
TheologyBaptist
AssociationsBaptist World Alliance
HeadquartersMount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
Origin1977
Congregations480
Members82,000

The Baptist Union of Papua New Guinea is a Baptist Christian denomination in Papua New Guinea. It is affiliated with the Baptist World Alliance. The headquarters is in Mount Hagen.

History[edit]

The Baptist Union of Papua New Guinea has its origins in a mission of the Australian Baptist Ministries in 1850. [1] It is officially founded in 1977. [2] In 2017, it has 480 churches and 82,000 members. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ William H. Brackney, Historical Dictionary of the Baptists, Scarecrow Press, USA, 2009, p. 427
  2. ^ Robert E. Johnson, A Global Introduction to Baptist Churches, Cambridge University Press, UK, 2010, p. XXV
  3. ^ Baptist World Alliance, Statistics, bwanet.org, USA, retrieved September 17, 2019