Lausanne provides a place for strategic theological discussion on the major issues affecting the Body of Christ and global evangelization. Since 1974, leaders have come together under The Lausanne Covenant to debate and discuss issues ranging from ministering to specific ethnic groups to evangelism and social responsibility.
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Papers produced by the Lausanne Theology Working Group that are not listed in any other category
Documents from the September 2006 Lausanne Younger Leaders Gathering (YLG-06) in Malaysia. YLG-06, which drew 550 young leaders from over 100 countries, was the second major meeting of young Christian leaders called by the Lausanne Movement to focus specifically on global evangelization.
Through a comprehensive world-wide research effort, thirty one specific issues were identified as roadblocks to evangelism and Issue Groups were formed around each issue. These Issue Groups each prepared a paper concerning their issue that includes a strategic action plan for addressing the concern.
The 31 papers are now Lausanne Occasional Papers (LOPs) number 30 - 61. (View the LOPs)
Other documents from the 2004 Forum are available here.
Papers and Session Summaries from the Deliver Us from Evil Consultation on spiritual conflict/spiritual warfare in Nairobi, Kenya in August 2000
From 17-21 June 1997, fifty two evangelical missiologists, theologians and mission practitioners from twenty countries met in Haslev, Denmark to consider the issue, “Gospel Contextualisation Revisited.” The following articles related to Haslev 1997 were printed in the Sept/Oct 1997 Issue of Lausanne's 'World Evangelization' Magazine.
The Third Asian Leadership Conference on Evangelism (ALCOE III) was held on November 23-28, 1992 in Bogar, Indonesia. The conference was a time of mutual fellowship, learning, and challenge to the one hundred and twenty delegates who came from thirteen different countries of the Asian continent.
The international Congress on World Evangelization (also known as Lausanne II) was held in Manila, The Philippines in July 1989.
A number of other selected official documents are also available.
Recognizing the need to connect and energize young leaders around the world in the cause of world evangelization, the Lausanne Movement brought together nearly 300 young evangelical leaders from more than 60 nations for Singapore 87: A Conference of Young Leaders.
The COWE divided for five of its ten days into seventeen 'mini-consultations'. These focused on how to reach particular peoples for Christ. Each produced a report, which was published as a 'Lausanne Occasional Paper' (LOP). The major part of each report went through a draft and a revised draft, which involved all members of the mini-consultation. It was also submitted to a wider "sub-plenary" group for comment, but the responsibility for the final text rests with the mini-consultation and its chairman. The documents are highly valuable and informative report of the mini-consultations.
The International Congress on World Evangelization was held in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1974. The gathering was called by a committee headed by Rev. Billy Graham and drew more than 2,300 evangelical leaders, from 150 countries. The landmark Lausanne Covenant resulted from the gathering. A number of other official papers are also available from the following categories: Opening Convocation, Devotional Bible Studies, Plenary Papers and Responses, Public Meeting at Laustade, Evening Presentations, Evangelistic Strategy Papers and Reports, Theology of Evangelization Papers and Reports, Functional Reports, Functional Reports and the Closing Address.
Various Lausanne consultations have produced statements at the conclusion of the gatherings.