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WEA Mourns Killing of Evangelical Alliance Leader’s Family Members in Central African Republic, Renews Call for Prayer for Peace

May 24, 2017

Amidst the latest eruption of violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has learnt that the youngest brother and nephew of Rev. Nicolas Guérékoyamé, the President of the Evangelical Alliance in CAR, were among those killed by rebels last week. Rev. Guérékoy

WEA Peace, Reconciliation and Social Justice Conference in Chisinau Seeks to Launch Regional Network

May 12, 2017

The World Evangelical Alliance’s (WEA) newly launched Peace & Reconciliation Network (PRN) is co-hosting an Eastern European Conference on Peace, Reconciliation and Social Justice in Chisinau, Moldova, on May 17-22, 2017. Focused specifically on the unique context of CIS1 countries, the conference a

How Will Your Church Participate in #WorldRefugeeSunday on June 18 & 25?

May 3, 2017

Over 65 million people have been forced to flee their homes in what has become the biggest refugee crisis that the world has ever known. Today, 1 in every 113 people worldwide are forcibly displaced, the majority of whom are women and children. The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) calls on churches

Religious Liberty Partnership Holds First Ever Consultation in Latin America; Meets with Brazilian President and Foreign Minister

Apr 17, 2017

The Religious Liberty Partnership (RLP) just concluded its annual consultation last week in the Brazilian capital city of Brasilia, with 80 key leaders from 24 countries participating. The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) was represented by its Religious Liberty Commission, its International Institu

WEA Holds International Leaders Meeting in Germany, Commemorates 500 Years of Reformation

Mar 10, 2017

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) held its annual International Leaders Meeting (ILM) last week in Bad Blankenburg, Germany under the theme of ‘Authentic Leadership in Challenging Times’. For five days, some 45 leaders from over 20 countries focused on strengthening the working relationships acr

WEA Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group Affirms Wycliffe and SIL’s Bible Translation Guidelines

Feb 20, 2017

The Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group, a group of independent experts facilitated by the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), held its third meeting to provide feedback to Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International concerning technical guidelines for Bible translators.

WEA Issues Call to Welcome Refugees

Jan 29, 2017

In light of recent developments related to the ongoing global refugee crisis, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is issuing the following ‘Call to Welcome Refugees’: We wholeheartedly affirm the clear teaching of the Holy Bible that the people of God are called by God to ‘love’ and ‘welcome’ the f

WEA Condemns Bombing Targeting Coptic Christians in Egypt

Dec 14, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) condemns the devastating and senseless act of violence targeting the Church of St Peter and St Paul, located next to St Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, the main Coptic Church in central Cairo on Sunday, December 11.

WEA Welcomes Appointment of Mr. António Guterres as UN Secretary General Designate

Oct 13, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomes today’s appointment of Mr. António Guterres as Secretary General Designate of the United Nations (UN). Serving a constituency of some 600 million evangelicals around the world, the WEA is committed to continuing to work with the UN on a wide range of iss

WEA Expands Leadership Structure, Appoints New Leaders to Prepare for Future Growth

Oct 8, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomes three new leaders to its Executive Team and announces further appointments to strengthen its peace and reconciliation as well as disaster response ministry work. The expansion comes in the context of WEA’s growth over the last years and recent structural