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Lausanne 1974 Documents

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Foreword (Billy Graham, A. Jack Dain)

Introduction (Paul E. Little, Don E. Hoke)

I. Opening Convocation

Introduction to Covenant (John Stott)

The Lausanne Covenant (with Exposition and Commentary by John Stott)

Opening Greetings (Georges-Andre Chavallaz)

The International Congress on World Evangelization (Jack Dain)

Let the Earth Hear His Voice (Billy Graham)

The Task Before Us (Waldron Scott)

Why Lausanne? (Billy Graham)

II. Devotional Bible Studies

God at Work through Men: Stephen (Nilson Fanini)

God at Work through Men: Ananias and Paul (Philip Teng)

God at Work through Men: Peter and a Roman Officer (Branko Lovrec)

God at Work through Men: Paul and the Greek Philosophers (Samuel Kamaleson)

God at Work in Circumstances: Personal Meetings (Fouad Accad)

God at Work in Areas of Unknown Possibilities (Manuel L. Scott)

God at Work in Times of Persecution (Billy Kim)

God at Work in Time of Dramatic Church Growth (Isabelo Magalit)

III. Plenary Papers and Responses

The Biblical Basis of Evangelism (John Stott)

Biblical Authority and Evangelism (Susumu Uda)

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Paper delivered at the congress

The Dimensions of World Evangelization (Donald McGavran)

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Evangelism and the World (Rene Padilla)

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Paper delivered at the congress

The Positive and Negative Forces of Evangelization around the World

Evangelism in Asia (I. Ben Wati)
Western Europe in the Seventies (Jan van Capelleveen)
The Evangel in Latin America (E. Robinson Cavalcanti)
Evangelism Opportunities and Obstacles in Africa (Byang H. Kato)

Methods and Strategy in the Evangelism of the Early Church (Michael Green)

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Contemporary Practices of Evangelism (George W. Peters)

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Response to Contemporary Practices of Evangelism (Nene Ramientos)
The National Campaign of Evangelism--New Life for All in Cameroon (Elias N. G. Cheng)
In-Depth Evangelism in Latin America (Orlando Costas)

The Highest Priority: Cross-Cultural Evangelism (Ralph Winter)

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Response to Dr. Ralph Winter's Paper (Philip Hogan)
Response to Dr. Ralph Winter's Paper (Jacob Loewen)
Response to Ralph D. Winter and Jacob Loewen (David J. Cho)
Response to Dr. Ralph Winter's Paper (Pablo M. Perez)

The Holy Spirit in World Evangelization (Gottfried Osei-Mensah)

Testimonies:
The Holy Spirit in Evangelism (Tom Houston)
The Work of the Holy Spirit in Evangelization, Individually and through the Church (Juan Carlos Ortiz)
The Holy Spirit in Evangelism (Larry Christenson)
The Work of the Holy Spirit in Evangelization, Individually and through the Church (Festo Kivengere)
Personal Testimony (Corrie ten Boom)

World Evangelization and the Kingdom of God (Peter Beyerhaus)

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Evangelism and Man's Search for Freedom, Justice, and Fulfillment (Samuel Escobar)

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The Church as God's Agent in Evangelism (Howard A. Snyder)

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Form and Freedom in the Church (Francis A. Schaeffer)

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The Nature of Biblical Unity (Henri Blocher)

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The Cross and World Evangelism (Festo Kivengere)

IV. Public Meeting at Laustade

Address (Billy Graham)

Testimony (Dr. K. N. Namburdipad)

Testimony (Akira Hatori)

Testimony (Festo Kivengere)

V. Evening Presentations

The Suicide of Man (Harold Lindsell)

Acts of the Holy Spirit '74 (Stanley Mooneyham)

Living through the Apocalypse (Malcolm Muggeridge)

Laymen Look at World Evangelization:

A Layman Looks at World Evangelization (Ford Madison)
A Layman Looks at World Evangelization (Jan Nickolaas Huwae)
A Layman Looks at World Evangelization (Luis Santiago Botero)

Evangelism in Hard Places of the World (F.S. Khair-Ullah, Subodh Sahu, Chua Wee Hian)

The Hard Places: Christian Witness in Communist Countries (Michael Bordeaux and Chua Wee Hian)

The Power of God (E. V. Hill)

VI. Evangelistic Strategy Papers and Reports

Cross-Cultural Evangelism (Foreign Missions)

The Great Commission (R. Keith Parks)

Missions Strategy (Ernest Oliver)

Missions Structures (David Cho)

Formula for Church/Mission Relationships (J. Allen Thompson)

Inter-Mission Relationships (Samuel Odunaike)

Cross-Cultural Evangelism (Foreign Missions) Report (Wilfred A. Bellamy)

Evangelization through Mass Media

Evangelization and the Media: A Theological Basis for Action (Philip Butler)

The Audience for Christian Communication (James Engel)

Coordination of Christian Media Forces: Winning the Global Battle of Evangelization (Timothy Yu)

Communications Research (Menkir Esayas)

Radio and Evangelism (David Chao, Phillip Butler)

Films and Evangelism . . . "Communicating the Gospel by Means of the Film" (Peter Church)

Strategy Report Mass Media (John Fear)

Christian Education for Evangelization in the Local Church

Nurturing and Discipling New Converts (Theodore Williams)

Training Believers to Evangelize Their Community (John Peters)

Christian Education for Evangelization in the Local Church (Marge Alcala Isidro)

Citywide Crusade Evangelization Crusade (Luis Palau)

Citywide Crusade Evangelization Report (Peter Thompson)

Follow-up in Crusade and Church Evangelism (Charles Riggs)

Follow-up Strategy Group Report

Rural Evangelism in Asia (Ki-Sun Joseph Cho)

Rural Evangelization Strategy Report

Theological Education and Evangelization (Bruce Nicholls)

Theological Education and Evangelization Report

Christian Higher Education and World Evangelization:

A Strategy for the Future (David McKenna)

Christian Higher Education and the Evangelization of the Third World (Okgill Kim)

Christian Higher Education and World Evangelization (Myron Augsburger)

Christian Higher Education and World Evangelization Report (J. Houston)

Depth in Evangelism: An Interpretation of "In-Depth Evangelism" around the World (Orlando Costas)

In-Depth Evangelization Programs Report

The Social Responsibilities of Evangelization (George Hoffman)

The Social Responsibilities of Evangelization Report (J. Raymond Knighton)

Evangelization among Thinking People (Oswald Guinness)

Evangelization among Intellectuals Report (Chen Ai Yen)

Evangelization among Children (Herman ter Welle)

Evangelization among Children Report (Anthony C. Capon)

Evangelization among Secondary School Students (Victor Managarom)

Evangelization among Secondary Schools Strategy Report

Evangelization among College and University Students (Michael Cassidy)

Evangelization among College and University Students Report

Evangelization among Women (B. V. Subbamma)

Evangelization among Women Report (Gien Karssen)

Evangelization among Deaf, Blind, Handicapped (David J. C. Judson)

Evangelization among Deaf, Blind, Handicapped Report

Evangelization of the Hindus (K. N. Nambudripad)

Evangelization of the Hindus Report (Paul Sudhakar and S. K. Bose)

Evangelization among Hippies and Other Sub-Culture Groups (Ron Munstra)

Evangelization among Hippies and Other Sub-Culture Groups Report

Evangelization among Jews (Victor Smadja)

Evangelization among Muslims (Frank Khair-Ullah)

Evangelization among Muslims Stragegy Group Report (Dennis Clark and Phil Parshall)

Evangelization among Buddhists and Confucianists (Lit-sen Chang)

Evangelization among Buddhists and Confucianists Report (Wayland Wong)

The Evangelization of Animists (Alan Tippett)

Evangelization among Animists Report

Evangelization toward Atheists (Junji Hatori)

Evangelization of Materialistic Athiests Report

Some Trends in the Roman Catholic Church Today (Ramez Attalah)

Evangelization among Nominal or Sacramental Christians Report

Evangelization among Spiritists and Occultists (Detmar Scheunemann)

Evangelization among Spiritists and Occultists Report

Industrial Evangelism (Martin Higginbottom)

Industrial Evangelization Stratgey Report

Urban Evangelism (Roger Greenway)

Urban Evangelization among the Poor Report (Clarence L. Hilliard)

Evangelization among Minority Racial Groups (Patrick Sookhdeo)

Evangelization among Racial Minority Groups Report (David Bendor-Samuel)

Evangelism of Minority Racial Groups Report

Evangelization in High-Rise Housing Apartments (James Wong)

High-Rise, Flat and Apartment Evangelism Report (Waldron Scott)

Evangelization Where There Is Government Hostility (J. Christy Wilson)

Evangelization Where There Is Government Hostility Report (David Howard, A. C. Emery)

Mobilizing Young People for the World Evangelization (Loren Cunningham)

Mobilizing Young People for the World Evangelism Report

Evangelization of Whole Families (Chua Wee Hian)

Evangelization of Whole Families Report (William Thompson, Earle E. Fries)

Report on Women's Sessions

Medical Missions Group Report (Morgan Derham)

VII. Theology of Evangelization Papers and Reports

The Authority and Uniqueness of the Bible (Eui Whan Kim)

Report (Kenneth Kantzer, Bruce Fleming)

Hermeneutics: Biblical Intrepretation and Evangelism (Saphir Atyhal)

Report (H. Wilbert Norton, Jean Wilson)

The Trinitarian Nature of God as Creator and Man's Authentic Relationship with Him: The Christian World View (Klaas Runia)

Report (Ian Rennie, Ian McDowell)

Man's Dilemma of Sin and Suffering (Edmund Clowney)

Report (P. Pantupong, D. Penney)

Jesus Christ, the Unique Son of God: The Relationship of His Deity and Humanity with Reference to Evangelism (Roger Nicole)

Report (Ray C. Stedman)

The Theology of the Cross and of the Resurrection in Our Unique Salvation (Rudy Budiman)

Report (Brian H. Butler, Barry Moore)

Personal Eternal Salvation and Human Redemption (Emilio Antonio Nunez)

The Kingdom of God and the Church in Contemporary Protestantism and Catholicism (J. Andrew Kirk)

Report (Chas. Tipp, Harry S. D. Robinson)

The Kingdom of God among the Kingdoms of Earth (Jose Grau)

Report (M. Wiggins, B. Demarest)

The Biblical Mission of the Church in Worship, Witness, and Service (Hector Espinoza)

Report

The Nature of the Unity of the Local and Universal Church in Evangelization and Church Growth (Jonathan T'ien-en Chao)

Report (John Reit, K. Colenian)

Theologies of Presence, Dialogue, and Proclamation (David Gitari)

Evangelism in Biblical History and Contemporary Live (Chul-Ha Han)

Report (Frank A. Horton, Peter A. Hicks)

The Central Thrust of the Modern Charismatic Movement (Harold Kuhn)

Report (Larry Christensen, S. Damaris)

Guilt, Conversion, and Modern Psychology (Jorge Leon)

Report (A. Martinez, R. N. Nelson)

Christian Personal and Social Ethics in Relation to Racism, Poverty, War and Other Problems (Carl Henry)

Report (J. Court, K. Bockmuhl)

Prayer in Evangelization (Bruno Herm)

Report (M. M. Jon, M. Mpauyei)

Apologetics and Evangelization (Kenneth Hamilton)

Report (V. S. C. Tyndale)

Universalism (Harold Lindsell)

Report (Keat Peng Goh)

The Gospel, Cultural Contextualization, and Religious Syncretism (Byang Kato)

Report (M. Bradshaw, P. Savage)

How to Evaluate Cultural Practices by Biblical Standards in Maintaining Cultural Identity in Africa (John Mpaayei)

Report (N. Olukimaym, J. Dean)

Biblical Foundations and Cultural Identity in Asia (Petrus Octavianus)

Report (D. Chan, G. Samuel)

Biblical Theology and Cultural Identity in Latin America (Pablo Perez)

Report (Benjamin Moraes, William Taylor)

European Christians: The Tension between Bible and Culture (Gunter Wieske)

How to Evaluate Cultural Practices by Biblical Standards in Maintaining Cultural Identity in the Anglo-Saxon World (Neville Anderson)

Ad Hoc Group: Theology and Implications of Radical Discipleship

VIII. Functional Reports

Report on Functional Groups (Jan van Capelleveen)

Third World Missions (Stephen J. kangbe, Samuel I. Kim)

Mission--The Third World Report (Petrus Octavianus, Samuel Kim)

The Social Responsibilities of Evangelization (George C. Hoffman)

Progressive Report on Functional Group (Saphir P. Athyal)

Laity Group Report (John H. Court)

Mass Communications Report (Philip Butler)

Youth Report (John Ray)

Evangelism Functional Committee Report (C. Michael Cassidy)

IX. Geographical Reports

Note: due to the dated nature of the geographical reports, it was decided not to post them.

X. Closing Address

The King Is Coming (Billy Graham)