Our Guiding Principle

"The disciplies, as each one was able, decided to provide help for the brothers and sisters living in Judea."  - Acts 11:29

Who We Are

APBAid is the official wing of Asia Pacific Baptist Federation (ABPF) involved in the relief and development efforts. It works to facilitate and coordinate the relief and development efforts of Baptist bodies and Churches in 21 countries of Asia Pacific region. APBF has 57 Baptist bodies 25,000 local churches and 57 Conventions in 21 countries across the region.

What We Do

  • Emergency Relief
  • Recovery Projects
  • Capacity Building
  • Development Projects
  • Advocacy
  • Conflict Mediation
  • Social Justice

Some History

 Since 1975 the Aid and Relief Committee has been active in informing member bodies of humanitarian needs in the region, as well seeking to educate the member bodies as to the holistic nature of the call of following Jesus to being towards and seek justice for the poor.  Churches have been encouraged to support aid, development and relief efforts both in their communities and amongst needful communities of other member bodies.

Supporting Those Impacted By Hurricane Dorian

The APBF alongside the BWA stands in support of the Baptist conventions and unions in the regions impacted by Hurricane Dorian and is mobilizing disaster relief efforts through Baptist World AidRead more

How Do We Respond to Global Instability and All It Is Creating?

There is a Jewish proverb that I have loved for many, many years. I have seen it tattooed on backs and arms, painted as graffiti, written on inspirational posters. However, when I stop and thinkRead more

Farewell Dinner & Thanks

The APBAid Committee has met in Melaka from June 21-22, 2019 to bid farewell to Rev. Kabi Gangmei, Director of APBAid and Ms. Feraz Legita, Assistant Director of APBAid who is ending their service wiRead more

APBF Digest Q2 - 2019

In this Edition GREETINGS & MINISTRY REFLECTIONS MIQLAT MINISTRY The 17th ASIA PACIFIC BAPTIST YOUTHS CONFERENCE MEET THE NEW APBY TEAM THE MISSION PASSION OF THE BAPTISTS IN THE NORTH EAST,Read more

Typhoon Mangkhut - Shelter Recovery Update

Luzon Convention of Southern Baptist Churches (LCSBC) responded to aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut with shelter recovery project supported by Transform Aid International (TAI)-Australia, BaptistRead more

Cyclone Hola - Update

March 2018, Cyclone Hola passed over Vanuatu and caused major damages to the food gardens. Transform Aid International TAI supported Baptist Churches Vanuatu with relief assistance where riceRead more

Partnership with CREST Malaysia

In 2018 partnership with CREST Malaysia was started with a support for a year’s cooperation in the Philippines, i.e. supporting Convention of Philippine Baptist Churches (CPBC) in the post HaiyanRead more

Typhoon Tembin - Update

In the Philippines, APBAid coordinated response to disasters of three Baptist Conventions caused by typhoons and in early 2018. The General Baptist Church of the Philippines (GBCP) in Davao City,Read more

Tembin, Kai-tak and Bolaven - Updates

The Convention of Philippine Baptist Churches (CPBC) provided assistance to 122 farmer families in Iloilo and 98 in Capiz, total of 220 families for recovery of their farmlands destroyed by floodsRead more

Staying Strong Together Against Natural Disasters

If you were to Google Year 2018 disasters, you will find some of the world’s worst disasters happening in Asia. The UN warns the cost of natural disaster destruction by 2030 could go up to $160Read more

Greetings & Ministry Reflections

Dearly beloved Baptist Brothers and Sisters across the Asia Pacific region, It’s already slightly more than a year since  the new team of leaders took office along  with our new GeneralRead more

APBF Digest - Q1 2019

In This Edition  STRONGER TOGETHERGREETINGS & MINISTRY REFLECTIONSMAKING AND MULTIPLYING DISCIPLESHUMILITY13th ABWU AssemblySTAYING STRONG TOGETHER AGAINST NATURAL DISASTERSCELEBRATINGRead more