More than 1,000 Christians from different denominations around the world joined the World Council of Churches‘ Conference on World Mission and Evangelism. Held in Arusha, Tanzania in Africa on March 8-13, 2018, the conference was attended by representatives of Protestant, Orthodox, Evangelical, Pentecostal and African-instituted churches.
The Catholic Church is not a member of the WCC, but Pope Francis sent a message to the gathering endorsing its theme “Moving in the Spirit: Called to Transforming Discipleship,” reports Anglican Communion News Service.
The Pope said the conference “powerfully reminds us that the Lord’s mandate to bring the Gospel to all people is not a matter of power and influence in the world. Rather, it is a pressing call to disciplesh