Category - mission

  • November 5, 2012

    The Ecumenical Institute of Bossey has brought together some 30 European church representatives to discuss forms of Christian communication.

  • October 18, 2012

    Ekklesia's Simon Barrow will be the keynote speaker at LGCM's annual meeting in London on Saturday 27 October. His theme will be 'Redeeming Christianity from the Margins'.

  • August 17, 2012

    Methodist Church leaders are being invited to attend the first meeting of a forum that aims to work with people at engaging in their local communities.

  • July 13, 2012

    The Church of England has still not positively resolved the issue of women bishops, notes Savi Hensman. Both deeper listening and clearer leadership are needed in affirming a vision of an inclusive, mission-oriented church open to the promptings of the Holy Spirit.

  • June 14, 2012

    Missionaries in Palestine during the period from the First World War until the Israeli declaration of the state and the connected Palestinian Nakba of 1948 were determined, they continually argued, to stay out of the controversy and not take sides, Dr Michael Marten reminds us. But what do concepts of 'neutrality', 'fairness' and 'respect' mean in the midst of conflict, in complex lesions of history and in its writing? Tidiness may be convenient but damaging to both truthfulness and the search for justice.

  • April 2, 2012

    Delegates to a World Council of Churches gathering have noted Christianity's significant growth in the global South, and the need for better partnerships.

  • March 28, 2012

    World Council of Churches' mission delegates have spent half a day with a community living at a garbage dumpsite on the outskirts of Manila, Philippines.

  • March 20, 2012

    Some 300 global church leaders will be gathering in Manila from 22 to 27 March for a pre-assembly of the WCC Commission on World Mission and Evangelism.

  • January 25, 2012

    the most appropriate usage of the term ‘religious conversion’ seems to be – at best – as a descriptor of certain historical attempts to pursue a particular strategy of Christianisation, says Dr Michael Marten. In this form it is best put behind us, but it raises important questions about the contested nature of Christianity and its mission(s).

  • August 2, 2011

    Tributes from from Christians of widely differing backgrounds across the world have been pouring in for British evangelical leader John Stott, who died last week.