This statement was issued by a number of participants in the World Congress on Evangelism held at
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me to because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor; he has sent me to herald liberation for captives and recovery of sight for the blind, to give freedom to those who are oppressed (Luke 4:18).
As the Father has sent me, so I am sending you (John 20).
God is making known the good news; Shalom through Jesus, he is Lord of all (Acts 10:36).
God was well pleased through him to reconcile the whole universe back to himself, making shalom through the blood of his Cross (Colossians 1:20).
A number of issues have thrust themselves upon us from papers delivered in this Congress and, from the subsequent wrestling with them under the authority of God’s word, a number of us have felt the compulsion of his Spirit to share this response.
WE AFFIRM that…