“Homogeneity and Hybridity: Revisiting HUP” ~ 2022 Ralph D. Winter Lectures, March 3-5

The 2022 Ralph D. Winter Lectures (March 3-5) will focus on “Homogeneity and Hybridity: Revisiting HUP.

The homogeneous unit principle (HUP) was an influential and controversial aspect of the church growth missiology of Donald McGavran, highlighted by a Consultation moderated by John Stott and sponsored by Lausanne in 1977.

Today multiculturalism and hybridity appear ascendant, particularly in megacities around the world. How do both homogeneity and hybridity impact the birth and growth of fellowships of Jesus followers, and of movements to Jesus which were the core concern of HUP theory? Click the link for the schedule of speakers and papers. Virtual and in-person options are available.

Alumna Ruth Padilla DeBorst (’16) will speak on “The Church: An Intercultural Poem” on March 4 at 4:30 pm PST.

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