Cape Town 2010 – the future of the Church and world evangelization

Over the past week I have rued my low station in life and that in the scheme of things I was not invited to the Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization (I clearly need to press the flesh a lot more and design some nifty business cards.)  Apart from the fact that it was being held in the most attractive city in the world, it was rather the the bringing together 4,000 leaders from more than 200 countries into a rich, diverse cultural melting pot to consider the future of evangelism that got me.  Thanks to the advances in digital communication I have been able to follow proceedings through the aggregated thoughts of many bloggers, tweeters and Facebookers.  There have been some truly memorable moments. (more…)