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Monday 06. of June 2005 Hundreds of Christian leaders see new unity

A broad range of more than 600 Christian leaders ended an eight-day missions conference after hearing a plea from Samuel Kobia, general secretary of the World Council of Churches, that they be a "moral compass" for contemporary society.

Friday 03. of June 2005 World Mission Conference: Orthodox complain of "sheep stealing"

ATHENS, Greece — Tensions between Orthodox and Non-Orthodox churches surfaced during the first ecumenical World Mission Conference held May 9 to 16 in Athens. Conservative members of the Greek Orthodox Church protested at the entrance to the conference center against what they perceive as proselytism or "sheep stealing" by Protestant missionaries.

Friday 27. of May 2005 The gift of a cross: symbolism is rich at opening prayer service

The wood of olive trees uprooted near Bethlehem during the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian crisis is transformed into an emblem of hope and reconciliation.

Saturday 21. of May 2005 Christian Today Interview with Mr Simon Barrow of CTBI

As the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME) convened by the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Athens, Greece, closed on Monday 16th May, Christian leaders across all denominational lines have not stopped in their passionate calls for the churches to become "healing and reconciling communities of hope".

Friday 20. of May 2005 Churches are growing more swiftly in the South, said Letter from Athens

GENEVA, Suiza - A letter from participants at the World Council of Churches (WCC) Conference on Mission and Evangelism recognizes that the centre of gravity of world Christianity has moved from the Northern hemisphere to the South and East.

Friday 20. of May 2005 Church urged to stand up to secularising forces

The churches of the West should defend themselves against the pressures of secularisation, said the head of the Greek Orthodox Church last week at a major mission conference in Athens.

 

Friday 20. of May 2005 WCC has Good News to share, say mission leaders

Following the historic thirteenth Conference on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME), convened by the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Athens from 9-16 May, British and Irish participants are calling for "an ecumenical recovery of the central Christian vocation to announce the Good News of Jesus Christ".

 

Friday 20. of May 2005 UK Delegates Call on WCC to Create Fresh Focus on Evangelism

As the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME) convened by the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Athens, Greece, closed on Monday 16th May, Christian leaders across all denominational lines have not stopped in their response of passionate calls for the churches to become "healing and reconciling communities of hope".

Wednesday 18. of May 2005 In Greece, Mission Leaders Challenge Mammon, AIDS

Christian mission leaders from a broader-than-usual theological spectrum on Monday (May 16) ended the 13th Conference on World Mission and Evangelism hearing a potpourri of calls to find ways to respond to Christianity's growth in Africa and Asia, the AIDS pandemic and a global economic system that has elevated money to the level of an idol.

Monday 16. of May 2005 World Mission Conference Ends in Footsteps of Paul

Believers from more than 100 nations gathered Sunday for the closing of one of the largest gatherings of church representatives and mission organizations in the 21st century.

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