Well, I complained they weren’t setting measurable goals, I suppose. Doug Birdsall, Lausanne, during the opening session:
By the time there is a next Lausanne Congress the number of unreached people groups will be zero. The number of languages that have no translations available in their languages will be zero.
Mary de Muth asks if the Lausanne Conference is a colossal waste of money, brains and time. I’m not going to bury the lede here: forget the question mark; I think it is.
I don’t know Mary at all and I don’t intend any disrespect to her, but by blogging about this she’s provided me some raw meat to get my teeth into. Let’s have a look at why she says it isn’t a waste, as that’ll help me spur my thoughts about why it is. Read more about Lausanne in the age of the Internet