Baptists Churches of Nagaland gather together for an 83rd Annual General Council.

indiafaith    05-Feb-2020
The Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC) 83rd Annual General Council under the theme of ''Stronger Together'' was held from January 30 to February 2 at Liangmai Baptist Association Mission Centre, Tening. The Council was hosted by the Liangmai Baptist Association (LBA), Morung Express reported.

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According to media reports, the speakers in the worship service emphasising on the theme said that togetherness is the reason of confident remark and venture to put in a word; togetherness is contributes of each one in constructing of things for God.
 
The Nagaland Baptist Churches Council (NBCC) was organised in 1937. The NBCC's headquarter is located at Kohima.
 
NBCC established to unite all Baptist Christians, Workers, Churches and Associations into a fellowship for their mutual and spiritual development all over Nagaland and to uphold oneness in Jesus Christ and to defend the Baptist Faith and order in Nagaland.
 
The NBCC conducts many programmes to promote cooperation with other Christian groups, strengthen the Baptist Churches, and promote missionary enterprise beyond Nagaland.
 
According to LBA Media Cell, the speakers included Rev Dr Hukashe Zhimomi president, NBCC; Dr, Niholi H Shohe, Principal, Into Theological College, Zunheboto; Rev, Dr, Zelhou Keyho, General Secretary NBCC; Rev, Dr Elyngkiebe Zeliang HoD, Peace Studies, Martin Luther Christian University, Shillong.
 
The resource persons of the focus groups were Rev Maongkaba Lemtur, Mission Mobilizer, World Evangelization (Religious Propagation) for Christ, Zuchonthung Ovung, Associate Pastor, Kohima Lotha Baptist Church; Dr Hovithal Sothu, Project Director, TaFMA, Government of Nagaland and Rev Phomlee Van, Pastor, Kohima Phom Baptist Church.
 
The Nagaland Baptist Church Council has its origins in an American mission of the American Baptist Mission. According to 2016 statistics published by NBCC, the organisation has 6,15,870 baptised members, and 1634 Churches are associated with the NBCC.