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A global versus international model can help.
Some 54% of India faces extremely high water stress. The crisis has become increasingly evident in recent years as much of central India is facing a severe water shortage.
Balancing grace and truth in outreach.
“I was with Graham in press conferences in places such as Buenos Aires and Philadelphia, and I was really impressed by his capacity to respond with clarity and integrity to the questions of reporters”, writes Samuel Escobar.
Sociologists, theologians and missiologists are attending a global Lausanne Movement consultation on nominal Christianity in Rome.
Leaders of Christian organisations in Europe remember the evangelist’s confidence in the Gospel, his personal integrity, and how he helped start mission movements.
We thank God for the long and fruitful life of Billy Graham, as he joins the great cloud of witnesses, for his extraordinary influence and for the model he leaves of a life well-lived and a race well-run.
The evangelist was a key leader of the 20th century. Hundreds of thousands made a decision to follow Jesus after hearing him preaching the Gospel. Graham worked to unite evangelical Christians around mission movements.
A look at polycentric missiology.
A living example from the persecuted Christians in Egypt.
The gift of the new operation world app to the global church.
Five Lessons from Lausanne's engagement with younger leaders.
The need for missional theological education that values the whole church.
How to be effective in disciple-making in the twenty-first century.
About 90 delegates attended the European Creation Care and the Gospel conference in Nice (France). Chris Wright: “Whatever we do to God’s creation either points to, or diminishes, God’s glory”.
The conference drew about 90 delegates from across Europe. Scientists, theologians, activists reflected together on the theme “God’s Word and God’s World”.
About 70 people from European countries met at the Younger Leaders Gen gathering in Hungary (19-22 October) to discuss the challenges of the church in the continent and build partnerships. Photos: Evi Rodemann and Jari Sippola.
Michael felt that church leaders tend to see journalists as enemies. But they forget that journalists are all on very tight deadlines.
How can Islamic radicalism be countered after the imprisonment of the Christian governor of Jakarta?
About 90 people will attend the European creation care conference near Nice (France). “Churches have been lacking a vision that puts creation care at the heart of daily discipleship, worship and mission”, says Dave Bookless.
Laden Nouri (Iran) first learned about Christianity through her newly converted cousin. After becoming a follower of Jesus, she helped start house churches and ended up in jail. Watch her story.
As Christians keep visiting the people affected by the disaster, they have come to be called Kirisuto-san or ‘Mr./Ms. Christ’, with respect and appreciation.
When ‘alternative facts’ take over from truth, a culture is in big trouble. What can we do as Christians?
There needs to be a radical and broad new level of commitment to common working.
The deepening partisan ideological divide in all sectors of US society will mean that governance will most likely lurch from one extreme to another. This will have major ramifications for the church and mission.