News Release November 18, 2011

The Mission Commission of the WEA, conducted its 11th Global Consultation, from November 6to 11, with 203 mission practitioners from 42 countries at Schönblick Conference Center nearStuttgart, Germany. The theme, God’s Disturbing Mission, emphasized the developingcomplexity and diversity in the practice of global mission today. At the same time it recognizedthat mission belongs to God (Missio Dei). The thought that God himself might be behinddisturbances in the mission agenda proved to be an invitation to seek God, read His word,strengthen relationships across diversity, and bow in worship