Good news for missions mobilization and prayer for the nations: The Lausanne Movement and Operation World have made a formal announcement today. Lausanne begins the statement saying, “The Lausanne Movement and Operation World announced today that they are entering into a unique partnership to mobilise prayer for the nations and world evangelisation.” For the full article, see Lausanne’s announcement here.
I am taking a moment to unashamedly promote a great resource that is under-utilized and generally unknown among the evangelical, missions-minded world. The Lausanne Movement has been at the forefront of developing both innovative and biblical missiology since the 1970s. I serve as the Deputy Director for Collaboration and Content at Lausanne, and in my editing/curating, I regularly discover wonderful articles and essays that deserve consideration. On the website there are many great resources. Here are a few places to start: The About…
On February 15, 2017, Dr. Marv Newell, Senior VP of Missio Nexus, aired an interview of Dr. E. D. Burns, highlighting the new book: A Supreme Desire to Please Him: The Spirituality of Adoniram Judson. The mission of Missio Nexus is to advance the effectiveness of the Great Commission community in North America in global mission. Here is the audio interview:
Check out this video showing Jewish people reading about the Messiah from Isaiah 53 for the first time….
The forthcoming issue of Journal of Global Christianity includes an interview with Dr. Matthew Elliott, president of Oasis International, about the new Africa Study Bible. Here is Bible Gateway’s brief interview with Dr. Elliott. See below for a video introduction….