90 participants from nearly 40 European countries gathered in Vevey, Switzerland, from 6-9 May 2014 for a European Leaders Meeting. Held in conjunction with the Lausanne International Leadership Meeting and 40th Anniversary Celebration, this meeting focused on the needs, challenges, and opportunities for the gospel in present-day Europe.
Forty scholars and practitioners from twenty countries, representing every continent, gathered 6-12 April in Accra, Ghana, for the Lausanne Global Consultation on Islam. Chaired by John Azumah, Lausanne Senior Associate for Islam, and hosted by Nana Yaw Offei Awuku, Lausanne International Deputy Director for English, Portuguese, and Spanish-speaking Africa (EPSA), the consultation was intended to resource and equip the Majority World church in understanding Islam and engaging with Muslims.
Some 40 specialists drawn from all continents—leading thinkers, pastors and practitioners—met near São Paulo, Brazil, from 30 March – 2 April 2014 for the Lausanne Global Consultation on Prosperity Theology, Poverty and the Gospel. The consultation was held in fulfilment of Lausanne's commitment made in Cape Town in October 2010 to engage major issues facing the church, outlined in The Cape Town Commitment.
The Lausanne Global Consultation on the Gospel and Media was held on 18-21 November 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
The Lausanne Movement’s first Global Leadership Forum was held in Bangalore, drawing 350 participants from over 60 nations, elected from the public arenas, churches, agencies and the media. Its main work was to assess progress in issues identified in The Cape Town Commitment, and to stimulate further collaborative action towards the goals of its ‘Call to Action’.
Videos from the 2013 Lausanne Global Leadership Forum sessions have been made freely available here, organized by the schedule.
The Lausanne Movement / WEA Consultation on Arts in Mission took place May 29-31, 2013 in Dallas at the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL). Hosted by GIAL and the International Council of Ethnodoxologists (ICE). 25 key North American leaders in the field of Arts & Mission from different streams - academia, mission agency, church, artists, network leaders - gathered for a round table to discuss collaboratively the intersection of Arts and Missions.
The Lausanne Global Consultation on Creation Care and the Gospel met from 29 Oct – 2 Nov 2012 in St. Ann, Jamaica to build on the creation care components of the Cape Town Commitment. We were a gathering of theologians, church leaders, scientists and creation care practitioners, fifty-seven men and women from twenty-six countries from the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Latin America, Oceania, North America and Europe. We met under the auspices of the Lausanne Movement in collaboration with the World Evangelical Alliance, hosted by a country and region of outstanding natural beauty, where we enjoyed, celebrated and reflected on the wonder of God’s good creation.
Global theological education is going through dynamic change. Sixty-three seminary presidents and senior academics from 31 nations gathered at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Boston, MA USA) 29 May to 1 June 2012 to examine current trends and determine new ways of working together.
Learn more about the historic Cape Town 2010 gathering by watching this documentary, available in full (39 minutes) or in a short (14 minute) version. Cape Town 2010, held in collaboration with the World Evangelical Alliance, has been called the most representative gathering of Christian leaders in the 2000 year history of the Christian movement. Four-thousand Christian leaders representing 198 countries attended the Congress in Cape Town, South Africa. The Congress was brought together by a globalized leadership team from Africa, Egypt, Malaysia, India, North America and elsewhere. Several thousand more leaders participated in the Congress through the Cape Town GlobaLink, Cape Town Virtual Congress and Lausanne Global Conversation.
Cape Town 2010 has been called the most representative gathering of Christian leaders in the 2000 year history of the Christian movement. Four-thousand Christian leaders representing 198 countries attended the Congress in Cape Town, South Africa. Videos of the Cape Town 2010 Congress plenary and multiplex sessions are available organized by the Congress schedule or by topic.
A short video about the history of The Lausanne Movement is available. In addiition, 8 videos with further insight into Lausanne are available featuring several Lausanne leaders including Dr. Ralph Winter, Samuel Escobar, Valdir Steuernagel, Chris Wright, Paul Eshelman and others.