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Autumn 2019: what's up?



Where are the disciples? Who are the disciples? (About Arusha)

How do we proceed with the conclusions of the world mission conference in Arusha (more about “Arusha” : click here)? And how can we give those conclusions a prominent role at the 11th World Council Conference in 2021? These issues were raised during a study meeting of a World Council of Churches working group’ earlier this month in Bossey, Switzerland.
 
"And how do we protect the energy of the Arusha meeting from being lost?" asked Geevarghese Mor Coorilos, moderator of the Mission Committee of the World Council of Churches. The attendees worked together further on the Arusha Call, as drawn up last year based on the input of more than 1,000 participants... Continue



From Emmaus to Amsterdam: Fernando Enns reflects

Rev. Prof. Dr. Fernando Enns took part in the "Walk of Peace", Amsterdam, 23 August 2018. “Never before had I realized the power of simply walking together on a path of peace, how it connects people in a very deep and meaningful way”, writes Rev. Prof. Dr. Fernando Enns in a recent Bible study on the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace published by the World Council of Churches (WCC).

In his text, Enns, a Brazilian-German Mennonite theologian, builds a parallel between the passage of the walk to Emmaus (Luke 24: 13-35) and the ecumenical “Walk... Continue



Strangers No More 2013 in retrospect: Navinga Chitala

This summer Dutch Mennonite Mission organised in Guatemala its fourth edition of Strangers No More. Navinga Chitala from Zambia reflects and gives her report.

  

In my report, I will talk about the benefits that I obtained at the conference and some suggestions to the program.

I would like to give thanks to the Almighty God for giving me an opportunity of visiting and meeting the STRANGERS NO MORE 13 participants. Furthermore, this program really added value in my life in so many ways. Some of the benefits are on Joseph’s cycle. This story taught me to show love to people in society by sharing with the poor, or the rich. To show love... Continue