How should we report about Justin Bieber, Kanye West and other cases of well-known personalities who are considering the Christian faith?
The need for transformative pastoral training in the majority world.
In a major speech in 2016, President Xi Jinping called for the ‘sinicization of religion’. For the Chinese Communist Party, the rise of religion, especially Christianity and Islam, represents an existential threat to its political health.
Finding the balance between safety and compassion.
Bridging the field and academia.
We can relate to refugees because we, too, have no permanent home in this life. We are on a shared journey, equals in the eyes of the Lord, all dependent upon His grace.
The dynamics of global collaboration among Christians are changing. Not only Skype, Whatsapp and Zoom are used frequently, but also smaller, more specific tools are of great use in specific mission contexts.
The centre of gravity of Christianity has shifted from Europe to Africa, says Nana Yaw Offei Awuku, Director of the Lausanne Younger Leaders Generation initiative.
Sixty women gathered in Amsterdam for the ‘Rise in Strength’ Consultation. “We all must engage in a positive dialogue, seeking reconciliation, to make our communities more empowered in Christ and safer places for all”.
Migration is our time’s greatest challenge (and opportunity).
The seed has the capacity to be stored and kept for a long time. However, if we decide to plant it, the event becomes a process.
Confronting gender bias and cen in reintegration.
Systemic persecution and its implications.
Almost 900 people from 110 countries attended the Global Workplace Forum. The Lausanne Movement dreams about a “great movement of God through believers in their workplace”.
850 from 108 countries met for the Global Workplace Forum, June 25-29. The gathering was organised by the Lausanne Movement. “Every workplace is a place of ministry”.
Embracing our mission of holistic transformation.
How integrity can tame the beast of bribes and extortion.
The Hindu fundamentalism or Hindutva has important implications for India and global mission.
After three decades of loosening Communist Party control and expanding freedoms, Xi Jinping is systematically trying to reassert Party control over all sectors of society.
Why European languages are not sufficient in African contexts.
Playing a healthy and contributing role on a multicultural team in cross-cultural Christian service is increasingly part and parcel of the normal requirements of serving Christ well.
Jesus in an age of secularism, relativism, and tolerance.
The response to date, and what still needs to be done.
Practical steps for strengthening the church.
Tony Watkins, Coordinator of the Lausanne Media Engagement Network.
Cross-cultural wisdom for a polycentric missions reality.