In the autumn of 2011 some of us started talking of creating a website for conversations, where Baptists might start to re-imagine life in the Baptist Union of Great Britain after our first 400 years. We took the plunge and bought www.beyond400.net
Then the Baptist Times announced it was to close and our denominations central funding became very strained both of which encouraged us to continue developing the concept.
We hope a conversation happens here and elsewhere, which gets beyond the difficult predicament of where to distribute decreasing amounts of money and in to the wide open spaces of God's creative Kingdom.
From 6 of the 40 of the many...
Peter Dominey Juliet Kilpin Andy Goodliff
Chris Duffett Neil Brighton Simon Jones
The Beyond 400 book is available online online here.
This book provides an intriguing and lasting snapshot of Baptists in conversation in the 400th year, gathering together insights from a divers group of contributors looking back, looking forward, looking in, and looking out.
The book comprises of the 40 articles and many of the 1000+ comments shared in the conversations that started at www.beyond400.net in 2012. 118 pages, A5.