Baptists will get together to evangelize the world in 1974 if a proposal to the Baptist World Alliance is approved at its congress next July. The Rev. Rubens Lopes suggested the plan, which has been endorsed by the executive committee of the alliance.
“We are living in an hour in which the world can be moved only by the power of impact,” said Lopes. “Together we can accomplish much more than we can separately.”
Lopes, the pastor of Vila Marina Baptist Church in Sao Paulo, Brazil, also knows something of large-scale evangelistic campaigns. He is president of the Crusade of the Americas, the effort of 23 million Baptists to evangelize the Western Hemisphere.1
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