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Global south rising

"Global south rising" Continued...

Issue: "At the wire," Nov. 6, 2010

Another demographic organizers wanted to reach: young people. Selection committees sought to have at least 60 percent of participants under the age of 50-breathing new life into a movement that began in 1974 in Switzerland under the leadership of ailing evangelist Billy Graham, 92, and theologian John Stott, who is 89. Testimonies like Soo Kan's did that.

Mindy Belz
Mindy Belz

Mindy travels to the far corners of the globe as the editor of WORLD and lives with her family in the mountains of western North Carolina. Follow Mindy on Twitter @mcbelz.

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