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BNA: A self-governing fellowship of autonomous Baptist churches sharing a common faith that co-operate in ministry

Resources for Churches

Pertaining to the Pastor or Moderator

Questions for Interviewing Pastoral Candidates

Draft Letter of Call, Duties, Contract and Declaration of personal faith and conduct to assist churches calling a pastor.  This one document contains all four things as it intended to be completed and signed as a single document.

Download the Guide for Moderators and Churches Seeking Moderators

Pertaining to the Church

Download the membership application form

Teach Baptist Principles by Powerpoint (pptx file)

Teach Baptist Principles Handout (pdf)

Read Baptists and Church Governance

On 20 February 2017 delegates from a number of BNA churches met at Constantia Park Baptist Church and held a consultation asking probing questions regarding concerns and structure of the Baptist Union and Baptist Northern Association.  Here is a Powerpoint of the Results of Consultation

On Monday 18 November 2019, the churches were handed this document in order to assist them to help decide the way ahead in terms of becoming a Network of the Union or not. 

Resources for Pastors

Download the Baptist Union Code Of Ethics

Resources for Fraternals

Download the guide to help Plan a Great Fraternal

2017 Statement of Belief

Documents in English

Statement of Belief Preamble

Statement of Belief

Download the Complete Statement of Belief Document (pdf)

Download the Statement of Faith Bible Study (pdf)

Powerpoint Presentations in English

Comparison of the 1924 to 2017 Statement of Belief PowerPoint (ppt)

Video Series in English

This video series was recorded for the Scottburgh Baptist Church as an interview between Rev. Ian Stuart, her pastor, and Rev. Lance Laughton.  It is made available as a help to churches working through the 2017 Statement of Belief.

Stated Faith – The Scriptures – Part 1

Stated Faith – The Scriptures – Part 2


Documents in Sesotho

View the Statement of Belief in Sesotho

Download the Statement of Belief in Sesotho (pdf)

Powerpoint Presentations in Sesotho

Comparison of the 1924 to 2017 Statement of Belief PowerPoint (Sesotho) (pptx)

Documents in Zulu

Download the Statement of Belief in Zulu (pdf)