Leaders of a Christian movement focused on world evangelization marked the one-year count down to their third major gathering in over three decades Friday.
“It's hard to believe we're one year out,” wrote Lausanne Movement spokesperson Naomi Frizzell to supporters on Friday. “It's both encouraging and scary!”
In less than a year now, around 4,000 Christian leaders from more than 200 countries will gather in Cape Town, South Africa, to confront the critical issues of today as they relate to the future of the Church and world evangelization. Thousands more, meanwhile, will participate in Cape Town 2010 online and through other media. more >>
A series of booklets written by well-known Bible teachers is making its way around the world to nurture believers and equip them as Christ’s ambassadors.
Named after the Greek word for “teach,” The Didasko Files have been circulating for the past year and have already six titles in print, with more to come.
Writers of the booklets include John Stott, Sir Fred Catherwood, Ajith Fernando, and James Philip. Topics so far include Bible reading, Christian giving, spiritual leadership, business practices, the cross, and the Lausanne Covenant – a theological document that has inspired the faith statements of hundreds of ministries throughout the world for the last three decades. more >>
Christian leaders in South Korea are hosting this week a key gathering of leaders from the Lausanne Movement, which birthed a document more than three decades ago that has served as the basis for hundreds of ministries’ statements of faith throughout the world.
Starting Monday, some 200 Lausanne leaders will gather from 60 countries for the movement’s biennial meeting at the Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary (PCTS) in Seoul.
While leaders hope to maximize the fellowship of the international Lausanne constituency during the June 8-12 meeting, most pressing on the agenda will be the confirming of plans for Cape Town 2010, the third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization. more >>
The Lausanne Movement will hold its biennial meeting at the Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary (PCTS) in Seoul June 8-12.
The International Leadership Meeting is the last gathering of international leaders before “Lausanne III: Cape Town 2010,” the third International Congress on World Evangelization, which will be held Oct. 16-25, 2010.
There has been much anticipation building up ahead of next month’s meeting as South Korea is both a country that has witnessed massive growth of Christianity in the past few decades and is also known as the most wired nation in the world. The technological assistance the believers of the country can offer is expected to contribute greatly in facilitating the movement. more >>
PATTAYA, Thailand - The highly-anticipated, upcoming third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization will be addressing emerging threats and concerns to Christian missions, informed the head of the Lausanne Congress on Monday at a major evangelical conference.
With new forms of hostility towards Christianity emerging, S. Douglas Birdsall, the executive chair of the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization, said the 2010 gathering in Cape Town, South Africa, is needed to bring together the best minds in the evangelical world to develop unified responses to challenges to the faith.
“You might ask is there a need for an international congress that deals with world evangelization,” said Birdsall at the 2008 World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) General Assembly in Thailand. more >>
The year 2007 is a “happy new era for world evangelization,” 400 Christian delegates were told in the closing message at the Lausanne Bi-Annual International Leadership Meeting in Budapest, Hungary, which concluded on Friday.
Lausanne members have been in the Hungarian capital since Monday to pray, plan and work together for Lausanne III, a major world mission congress to take place in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2010.
In his farewell address, the Rev. S. Douglas Birdsall, Executive Chair of the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization, reminded conference delegates of the great need for the Gospel in light of such problems as an increasingly secularized youth in Europe and the fresh conflict in Gaza. more >>