The Baptist Union


South Africa


Our mission is to advance the cause of the Kingdom of God primarily in Southern Africa. To promote unity and brotherly love among its member churches and churches moving towards membership. To disseminate Baptist Principles and to maintain religious liberty. To establish and assist Churches wherein Baptist Principles are practised.

The Latest News

The BU Assembly 2022

 26 september to 29 September 2022

The 2022 BU Assembly that was scheduled for a Durban venue, has been moved to Treverton College in Mooi River. The Durban churches have struggled through the impact of the severe flooding in April and May, and their necessary response to this unprecedented natural disaster.

Treverton College was approached as an alternative venue for the Assembly, and they graciously, at
short notice, agreed to host the assembly. 

Please download the pdf for details.... 

22 July 2022

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Prayer Request

Prayer Request for Our Baptist Union Search Search Committees

Currently there are two search committees in operation within our Union that are vital to continuing and fruitful Gospel work of our churches.

19 July 2022

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The New Prayer Guide

The New BU Prayer Guide for 2022.  

Please utilise this very important document in your churches to allow us to lift one another up in prayer. All these ministries depend on the Lord’s help and strength.

Please download the pdf below for all the details ...

2022 Prayer Guide pdf

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Bu Express 336

Click below to download the latest BU Express as a PDF...

15 July 2022.

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The Tennant Times

The New Tennant Times  issue 85 and 86.

The one deals with The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) announcing that it will ‘name and shame’ those employers and funds that have arrear contributions. The other one unpacks the Constitutional Court's judgment in the matter of Municipal Employees Pension Fund and Another v Mongwaketse and Another (CCT 34/21) [2022] ZACC 9.

Below please find the link to the next 2 Tennant Times publications 85 and 86

Tennant Time 85

Tennant Time 86

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Search for a National Ministry Leader

4th August 2022

Dear pastors, leaders, and members of our Union of churches

Greetings in Jesus Name

Attached please find correspondence regarding the search for a National Ministry Leader of the Baptist Union.

Letter from the National Ministry Leader (NML) search committee.

Job description for the National Ministry Leader of the Baptist Union.

Nomination form for the NML position.

In His Service Together

Colin Diesel

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KZN Flood Relief

We have all seen the effects of the terrible floods in KZN. Your help is needed.

Please download the letter for all the details.

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2022.04.26 BUSA RF

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