What is the Role of Arts in Mission?

The Lausanne Movement Consultation on Arts in Mission took place May 29-31, 2013 in Dallas at the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL). Hosted by GIALand the International Council of Ethnodoxologists (ICE), this gathering was co-sponsored by the World Evangelical Alliance and Lausanne.  Four blocks of plenary sessions addressed a variety of facets exploring the role of arts and music intersecting culturally relevant worship around the world.

This first plenary session addressed the question “What is the Role of Arts in Mission?” and featured as the second of four speakers Samuel Chiang, the Executive Director of the International Orality Network.