Part Two of The Cape Town Commitment (CTC) summarizes the themes of Cape Town 2010, the Third Lausanne Congress. The first section of Part Two – ‘Bearing witness to the truth of Christ in a pluralistic, globalized world’ – includes a significant sub-section on the threefold media challenge and identifies major needs in Media Awareness, Media Presence and Media Ministries.
Engaging the World
The church is facing a crisis. It’s a crisis in evangelism and it’s getting deeper.
The problem isn’t the amount of evangelism—there’s plenty going on (though there’s scope for a great deal more). The problem is with how effective it is….
From the book Tony Watkins co-author “Beyond the Fringe”
A Biblical Foundation for Engaging with Culture
Jesus’s last command before returning to the Father was to ‘go and make disciples of all nations’ (Matthew 28:19–20). This is our Great Commission. It should be our consuming passion. But Jesus didn’t tell us to simply preach the gospel. Our task is to turn unbelievers into fully committed followers of Jesus Christ. How do we do this in practice? The Bible must be our guide…
From the book Tony Watkins co-author: “Beyond the Fringe”
How do we engage with people in practice?
How do we engage with people in practice? By Tony Watkins
Have you ever had one of those conversations when you know you ought to be able to bring in a Christian perspective? The only problem is how. As the conversation goes on you become more and more anxious. You know you should say something but you just can’t think what. Probably all of us have been there at some time or other… From the book Tony Watkins co-author: “Beyond the Fringe”