Who We Are
All Africa Baptist Fellowship (AABF) is a regional arm of Baptist World Alliance in Africa established in 1982 to serve as platform to unite and coordinate Baptist bodies on the continent for fellowship, missions, evangelism, church planting and response to other demands.
The vision of AABF is to network, partner and strengthen fellowship amongst Conventions, Unions, Associations and centralized Baptist Churches in Africa to fulfil the Great Commission and engage in co-operative socail action.
The Mission of AABF is to facilitate communication, network and partnership among Baptist Churches in order to promote evangelism, discipleship, leadership development, plant churches and develop strategies for cooperative social action.
AABF NETWORK OF OPERATIONS
To reach out with a positive influence to the Men, Women, Youth and Children at the grass root level within the scope of our network of operations.
Writers Training Program/Literature Production
In order to combat nominalism in Convention and Unions across Africa, AABF organizes programs to train and equip Writers who will write Christian literature in their indigenous context to meet the spiritual needs of the people. AABF also assist in the production of such literature.
Leadership Training Program
AABF organizes capacity building conferences and training programs for leaders. The training is designed to equip apex leaders, pastors, deacons, lay-leaders and church officers on best leadership practices for kingdom growth.
Evangelism and Missions
AABF share the goodnews of God's love and caring concern to all people in collaboration with conventions/unions.
Church Planting and Revitalization
AABF works to re-establish and restore mutual fellowship and partnership amidst member bodies experiencing internal crisis.
Student Ministry and Children Ministry
AABF works to establish vibrant student ministries in conventions and unions across Africa. Training programs are also conducted to empower children's teachers in order to have a robust children's ministry in Baptist churches across Africa.
AABF rises up to provide aid to those who are hurting in Africa as a result of civil war, famine, disease outbreak, political unrest etc.
AABF MEMBER BODIES
Africa is a large continent. For effective coordination of work, the continent is divided into five regions. Today AABF unites 72 Baptist Conventions and Unions from 32 countries.