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When Evangelicals found their mojo

The Lausanne Congress 40 years ago changed the movement radically, says Roy McCloughry

THIS year holds the 40th anniversary of the International Congress on World Evangelisation, usually referred to as the Lausanne Congress. The event itself and the ripples it caused are so remarkable that important lessons can still be learned from it.

The Congress was the vision of Billy Graham, with others such as the British Evangelical leader John Stott. The distinctive and most remarkable hallmark of the congress, however, was that 4000 people attended, from 150 ...

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