Some 400 church representatives gathered in Valencia for an innovative learning day. The aim, to carry out the Great Commission of Jesus in all phases of life.
A report shows that Australians have a good perception of Christians and are willing to have spiritual conversations, but also see Christianity as a bad influence in some areas.
The Talking Jesus report shows that non-Christians like Christians but not the church. It analyses how people come to faith and the conversations about Jesus between Christians and unbelievers.
The Talking Jesus research analyses “the evangelism landscape in the UK today”. 42% say they are non-practising Christians and 16% identify as agnostics or atheists.
Sometimes we need to risk sticking our heads out over the parapet to look beyond our own church, organisation, neighbourhood or nation.
7 Conversations is a suite of interactive multimedia resources. The aim is to help local churches “to thrive among all generations and bring young adults to faith in Jesus”.
On 17th June, the Christian apologist and author will be interviewed in an online event as part of the Lausanne Europe agenda to prepare the November gathering in Poland.
A mental model for the missiology of risk.
Finding the balance between safety and compassion.
The 50ft slide aimed “to give people the chance to experience the Cathedral in a new way and open up conversations about faith”. Some leaders has criticised the initiative.
The series of animations aim to train 14-21 year olds in Christian apologetics and focus on the trustworthiness of the Bible.
“The isolation of the digital world and the lack of communication skills that we are witnessing, make sharing the gospel quite difficult”, Bruce Little, President of Forum for Christian Thought, says.
The film tells the stories of three refugees and the friends they met in Hungary, France and Denmark. A set of materials are offered to start honest conversations about the challenges and opportunities of the refugee crisis.
Dave Patty encourages parents and leaders to have ongoing conversations with teenagers, because “young people are under tremendous pressure”.
A Swiss Evangelical leader whose house was attacked by pro-abortion radicals invites the aggressors to sit down around a table.
New WEA secretary general, “impressed by Ban Ki-moon’s desire to reach out to faith leaders and build trust”.