#5 Lilies of the field

I’m going to take a short break from the regular play-by-play update of the Lausanne Younger Leaders gathering in this post to do something a little unordinary. I’d like to use this opportunity to briefly reflect on my interaction with some incredible people that I’ve been meeting and to honour the work of women whoContinue reading “#5 Lilies of the field”

#3 First full day @YLG2016

‘We need to preach the wounded Saviour to a wounded people who live in a wounded world’. These are the closing words of Ravi Zacharias’ address on the first evening plenary session at YLG2016 which left the entire auditorium wanting more.  But before we got there, David Benson from Australia opened the day by suggestingContinue reading “#3 First full day @YLG2016”

#2 Opening Day at YLG

The first day for the Younger Leaders Gathering was scheduled to commence at 4pm on August 3 but God-ordained connections and lessons were already well on the way before that.  A few members of the Sydney team arrived on Monday night after approximately 14 hours of travel and before we could utter a word ofContinue reading “#2 Opening Day at YLG”

#1 Live Blogging for YLG2016!

G’day friends! In less than 2 days, a group of 1000 younger leaders from all around the globe will gather to pray, think, and strategise about world evangelisation. We certainly stand on the shoulders of formidable leaders of the past and present, and we’re excited about how God will use this upcoming generation for HisContinue reading “#1 Live Blogging for YLG2016!”

Billy Graham: The Lausanne Legacy

At the age of 97, the great evangelist Billy Graham’s influence is nowhere close to waning. To be sure, the voice of the ‘pastor to presidents’ and the harmonious chorus of ‘Just as I am’ no longer shake stadiums as it once did. Nonetheless, his legacy continues to be evident throughout the world.[1] His influenceContinue reading “Billy Graham: The Lausanne Legacy”

Questioning Evangelism

What are your experiences with evangelism? Is it one marked by anxiety, fear, or disappointment? It sounds odd that such an amazing activity (the work of presenting the Gospel of Jesus Christ that brings hope and life) can be so negative. John Dickson accounts his experiences in ‘The Best Kept Secret of Christian Mission’, explainingContinue reading “Questioning Evangelism”