The Cape Town Commitment: A Confession of Faith and a Call to Action

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Julia Cameron
Hendrickson Publishers, 2011 - Religion - 80 pages
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In October 2010, over 4,000 Christian leaders from 200 countries met in Cape Town, South Africa, to discuss critical issues of our time as they relate to the Church and evangelization. This was the Third Lausanne Congress, convening nearly 35 years after the original Lausanne Congress in 1974, called by Billy Graham. "The Cape Town Commitment is not the memorial of a moment. It is the conviction of a Movement and the voice of a multitude. It distils a vast quantity of input from the global Church. We profoundly hope and pray that we are hearing not just the voice of Cape Town 2010, but the voice of our Lord Jesus Christ who walked among us there." --Christopher J. H. Wright, Chair, Cape Town 2010 Statement Working Group. Includes Lindsay Brown's closing address "We have a Gospel to Proclaim. Prominent authors involved in the Lausanne Movement include: John Stott, John Piper, Ajith Fernando, Vaughan Roberts, Joni Eareckson Tada, and Rebecca Manley Pippert.
  

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Contents

PREAMBLE
6
We love God the Father
12
We love Gods world
19
We love the people of God
25
The Cape Town Call to Action
33
IIB Building the peace of Christ in our divided and broken world
39
IIC Living the love of Christ among people of other faiths
47
IID Discerning the will of Christ for world evangelization
53
IIE Calling the Church of Christ back to humility integrity
59
IIF Partnering in the body of Christ for unity in mission
65
For reflection
72
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Lindsay grew up in NSW and Melbourne. He had a career in fisheries conservation biology. He is an editor and resident flora & fauna expert for Lonely Planet.

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