Lausanne Exists to Accelerate Global Mission

For 50 years leaders from every corner of the world have been collaborating over pressing missional issues through the Lausanne Movement. Why?


have never heard the name of Jesus


people groups are unevangelized


is lost annually to ecclesiastical crime


of believers are in the workplace

We continue to envision and work toward a world in which there is the gospel for every person, disciple-making churches for every people and place, Christlike leaders for every church and sector, and Kingdom impact in every sphere of society.

Let the Church Declare and Display Christ Together

The upcoming Fourth Lausanne Congress is a once-in-a-generation gathering that brings believers from around the world together onsite in Incheon, South Korea and online to collaborate toward the fulfillment of the Great Commission.

Theological Foundation for Global Mission

The Lausanne Covenant, drafted by an international committee chaired by John Stott, has come to be regarded as one of the most significant documents in modern church history. It defined the necessity and goals of evangelism, bringing together evangelicals from diverse backgrounds and shaping much of their endeavors for the rest of the century.

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We are Better Together

Together we are global mission leaders representing every region of the world, leading one of the greatest mission movements of our time. We are the global body of Christ. We are accelerating global mission—together.

The Lausanne Story

Founded in 1974 following the First International Congress on World Evangelization convened by Billy Graham, the Lausanne Movement has been serving the global church for nearly 50 years. Today Lausanne continues to fulfill its unique calling to connect leaders across regions, issues, and generations to collaboratively and prayerfully work toward the advancement of the gospel.

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