Connecting With Leaders Worldwide

Greetings! These days have been busy with travel and wonderful times of connecting with brothers and sisters from around the world. Last month, I was in Oxford for a very fruitful and enjoyable week of meetings in preparation for Lausanne III: Cape Town 2010.  Ramez Atallah did a masterful job of facilitating a team of…

Update on the Movement

These are very exciting days for Lausanne. The Lausanne Theology Working Group has just completed its consultation in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and recently the first meeting of the Resource Mobilization Working Group convened in Washington, DC.  Also, a meeting of Lausanne younger leaders was held this month in South Africa.Additionally, Robyn Claydon convened a conference…

Gathering the Global Church

A couple of weeks ago, I was in Malaysia to meet with Bishop Hwa Yung and the Participant Selection Committee for Lausanne III, The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization (Cape Town 2010).  The Congress will be held 16-25 October 2010 – less than 1000 days – in Cape Town, South Africa. During our days…

Face to Face – the Lausanne Blog Begins

One of the most exciting trends in communications is immediacy.  Twenty-eight years ago when we began our missionary career in Tokyo, in order to communicate with you I would have dictated a letter to my assistant who would type it, print it, slip it in an envelope and send it in the post.  Depending on…

Africa to Host Global Christian Gathering in 2010

Planning Started for ‘Cape Town 2010: The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 20 – Following meetings of several dozen international Christian leaders here in South Africa at the end of October, international planning efforts officially have begun for the upcoming global congress, “Cape Town 2010: The Third Lausanne Congress…

Audio News Script: Africa to Host Global Christian Gathering in 2010

Planning Started for ‘Cape Town 2010: The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization' Audio Download in .mp3 format (2.86 mb)   SUGGESTED INTRO Christian leaders from all over the world will be gathering in Cape Town, South Africa in October, 2010 for the Third International Congress on World Evangelism. John Clemens reports.   3:07 STANDARD…

Lausanne International Leadership Meeting Emphasizes Dialogue

Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization Hosts Meeting in Budapest for Global Church Leaders to Exchange Ideas and Viewpoints BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 22 June – More than 360 Christian leaders from over 60 countries participated in the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization (LCWE) Bi-Annual International Leadership Meeting, a week-long planning session that ended today in Budapest.  The…

International Evangelical Leaders Gather to Plan for Lausanne III: Cape Town 2010

Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization Commences Bi-Annual Leadership Meeting in Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 19 JUNE – The Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization (Lausanne) assembled three hundred and sixty of the world’s top evangelical leaders, representing more than 60 countries, in Budapest, Hungary yesterday to begin praying, planning and working together in preparation for Lausanne III:…

Lausanne III: Cape Town 2010 – International Congress on World Evangelization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization Renews the Vision Billy Graham Initiated with 1974 Lausanne Congress CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA/COLORADO SPRINGS, CO USA, 4 May – The Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization (LCWE, www.lausanne.org) today announced plans for the International Congress on World Evangelization, to be held 16-25 October, 2010, in Cape Town,…

Live and Lead Like Jesus: Lausanne Movement Gathers 550 Younger Leaders from 112 Countries

FOR IMMEDIATE  RELEASE (Port Dickson, Malaysia) “Live and Lead Like Jesus” was the theme of the 2006 Lausanne Younger Leaders Gathering (YLG-06) in September 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…

Stories of “God Arriving” in Thailand

From “almost killed” … to seeing hope in a new-born baby … to 48 Christians from places of conflict dancing to “If I Had a Hammer”… (what kind of  Forum on World Evangelization was this?) … We must not attach God’s name carelessly to our involvements, as if we see what God sees.  Yet certain…

Tuesday – 2004 Forum Daily Update

Daily updates were made throughout the 2004 Forum in Pattaya, Thailand. These updates were made available online as well as in print to the forum participants. They have been made available on the Lausanne website to convey the progression of thought and events at the 2004 Forum. In addition, a Daily Blog was posted online, providing one individual’s…

Monday – 2004 Forum Daily Update

Daily updates were made throughout the 2004 Forum in Pattaya, Thailand. These updates were made available online as well as in print to the forum participants. They have been made available on the Lausanne website to convey the progression of thought and events at the 2004 Forum. In addition, a Daily Blog was posted online, providing one individual’s…

Sunday – 2004 Forum Daily Update

Daily updates were made throughout the 2004 Forum in Pattaya, Thailand. These updates were made available online as well as in print to the forum participants. They have been made available on the Lausanne website to convey the progression of thought and events at the 2004 Forum. In addition, a Daily Blog was posted online, providing one individual’s…

Saturday – 2004 Forum Daily Update

Daily updates were made throughout the 2004 Forum in Pattaya, Thailand. These updates were made available online as well as in print to the forum participants. They have been made available on the Lausanne website to convey the progression of thought and events at the 2004 Forum. In addition, a Daily Blog was posted online, providing one individual’s…

Friday – 2004 Forum Daily Update

Daily updates were made throughout the 2004 Forum in Pattaya, Thailand. These updates were made available online as well as in print to the forum participants. They have been made available on the Lausanne website to convey the progression of thought and events at the 2004 Forum. In addition, a Daily Blog was posted online, providing one individual’s…

Thursday – 2004 Forum Daily Update

Daily updates were made throughout the 2004 Forum in Pattaya, Thailand. These updates were made available online as well as in print to the forum participants. They have been made available on the Lausanne website to convey the progression of thought and events at the 2004 Forum. In addition, a Daily Blog was posted online, providing one individual’s…

Wednesday – 2004 Forum Daily Update

Daily updates were made throughout the 2004 Forum in Pattaya, Thailand. These updates were made available online as well as in print to the forum participants. They have been made available on the Lausanne website to convey the progression of thought and events at the 2004 Forum. In addition, a Daily Blog was posted online, providing one individual’s…