Collaborative Action Teams: Mobilising the Church to Close Gaps and Seize Opportunities in Global Mission with Jurie Kriel and Jiyoung Yoo

In this episode of the Lausanne Movement Podcast, we talk to Jurie Kriel and Jiyoung Yoo about collaborative action teams, a new initiative within the Lausanne Movement that aims to mobilise groups of believers to take action in closing gaps and seizing opportunities in our obedience to Jesus’ Great Commission.

Jurie and Jiyoung, who are both key leaders in the Collaborative Action Leadership Forum, share their insights on what collaborative action teams are, why they are important, and how to get involved. They also discuss the challenges and opportunities of collaborative action, and offer practical advice for leaders.

This episode is a must-listen for anyone who is passionate about accelerating global mission and seeing the world transformed by the gospel.

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Guests in This Episode

Jurie Kriel

On a local level, Jurie and his wife Karin are part of the pastoral leadership of Shoreline Church in Austin, Texas (US). Internationally, Jurie leads NXT Move, an organization dedicated to gathering business and church leaders to turn around the negative trajectory of Christianity in the next generation.

Jiyoung Yoo

Jiyoung Yoo currently lives in South Korea where she is the operator and manager of a Christian publishing company, With Jesus Press. She also serves With Jesus Ministry, where she helps empower Christians to grow in their personal relationship with Jesus Christ. She is currently serving as the co-leader of the Nehemiah Mobilization Team for the Lausanne 4 process and gathering, and is also the secretary for Korea's Lausanne Younger Leaders Generation.

Jiyoung worked as a journalist for several TV stations in both the US and Korea after studying electronic media at Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. Her connection with Lausanne began through attending the Younger Leaders Gathering in 2016. She went on to serve as the co-chair of the 2019 East Asia YLG.

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