Reaching Tibetans (2/5)

Reaching Tibetans (2/5)

Section 2: Tibet: Initial Stages of Missional Outreach, Tibet: Attempts to reach Lhasa Tibet: Initial Stages of Missional Outreach The earliest Christian presence in Tibet was by a Jesuit missionary named Father Antonio de Andrade. In 1624, Andrade and another missionary named Manuel Marques, set out for Tibet. They finally stumbled upon Tsaparang, the capital city of in the Kingdom of Guge, after an arduous journey.[1] They were the first Europeans to have crossed the Himalayas and reached Tibet. A…

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Reaching Tibetans (1/5)

Reaching Tibetans (1/5)

Introduction. In this five-part series we will discuss the history of missional outreach among the Himalayas while specifically focusing on the Tibetan and Nepali stories in hopes that missiological implications will inform and shape any future outreach efforts. We will explore both Tibetan and Nepali Christian history in four phases: Pre-Christian, Initial Stages, Church Growth, and Current Day. Common barriers to the gospel will be discussed along with significant missionaries that played a part in the missional story and the…

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Lausanne Issue Network Spotlight: Business as Mission

Lausanne Issue Network Spotlight: Business as Mission

In this series of posts, The Judson Center is occasionally highlighting some of the issue networks at the Lausanne Movement. Each issue network is a group of like-minded global influencers who seek to partner, discuss, brainstorm, pray, and challenge other Christians to address a pervasive need facing the global church today. Each issue network is facilitated by a catalyst, with many others in partnership together. The third issue network to be highlighted is: Business as Mission. From their issue network…

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Lausanne Issue Network Spotlight: Arts

Lausanne Issue Network Spotlight: Arts

In this series of posts, The Judson Center is occasionally highlighting some of the issue networks at the Lausanne Movement. Each issue network is a group of like-minded global influencers who seek to partner, discuss, brainstorm, pray, and challenge other Christians to address a pervasive need facing the global church today. Each issue network is facilitated by a catalyst, with many others in partnership together. The second issue network to be highlighted is: ARTS From their issue webpage: The Lausanne…

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Lausanne Issue Network Spotlight: Study of Global Christianity

Lausanne Issue Network Spotlight: Study of Global Christianity

In a series of subsequent posts, The Judson Center will be occasionally highlighting some of the issue networks at the Lausanne Movement. Each issue network is a group of like-minded global influencers who seek to partner, discuss, brainstorm, pray, and challenge other Christians to address a pervasive need facing the global church today. Each issue network is facilitated by a catalyst, with many others in partnership together. The first issue network to be highlighted is: STUDY OF GLOBAL CHRISTIANITY From…

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