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WEA Submits Brief on the Evangelical Community and Humanitarian Development to United Nations World Humanitarian Summit

Aug 19, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) in collaboration with several of its global partners participated in the preparation for the United Nations’ (UN) World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) by submitting a comprehensive paper on ‘the unique and essential role of the evangelical community in

Executive Director of WEA Religious Liberty Commission Awarded Honorary Title in Sri Lanka

Aug 17, 2015

Rev. Godfrey Yogarajah, Executive Director of the Religious Liberty Commission (RLC) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and General Secretary of the National Christian Evangelical Alliance in Sri Lanka (NCEASL), was conferred the national honorary title of “Deshamanya” by the government of Sri

WEA Welcomes Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the Care of Creation

Jun 26, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomes Pope Francis’ encyclical ‘Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home’ as a theologically rich and morally challenging document. Serving some 600 million evangelicals, the WEA encourages its constituency to use this opportunity to reflect on the Biblical cal

WEA Secretary General Sends Open Letter to Old Oriental Churches and Christians in Commemoration of Armenian Genocide in 1915

Apr 23, 2015

World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Secretary General Bp Efraim Tendero sent an open letter to old oriental church leaders and Christians, affirming that WEA’s constituency of some 600 million evangelicals will join the global 100-years commemoration of the genocide of the Armenian people that began on

WEA Leadership Meets with UN Secretary General to Discuss Partnership on Issues of Common Concern

Mar 12, 2015

In the first week of his tenure, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Bishop Efraim Tendero met with United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters in New York to discuss ways to strengthen partnership on issues of common concern. Bishop Tendero affirme

WEA Secretary General Inaugurated at International Leadership Forum in Honduras

Feb 19, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) inaugurated its new Secretary General Bishop Efraim Tendero at its International Leadership Forum (ILF) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Evangelical leaders from over 40 different countries from every region prayed for Tendero and welcomed him as the new leader of the W

International Council Appoints Bishop Efraim Tendero as Next Secretary General of the WEA

Jan 23, 2015

The International Council (IC) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce that it has, by unanimous vote, appointed Bishop Efraim Tendero as the next Secretary General of the WEA. Bishop Tendero who currently serves as the National Director of the Philippine Council of Evangelica

WEA Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group Provides Feedback to Wycliffe and SIL on Bible Translation Guidelines

Jan 23, 2015

The Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group, a group of independent experts facilitated by the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), has now given feedback to Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International about technical guidelines for Bible translators. Formed in April 2014 upon Wycliffe and SIL’s reque

WEA and WCC Representatives Explore Possibilities of Working Together

Jan 22, 2015

In the light of current global realities, representatives of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) met from 20 to 21 January in Chateau de Bossey, Switzerland to explore and discuss possible areas of future cooperation.

Churches Take Steady Aim at Shooting Down Economic Injustice

Dec 11, 2014

Christian leaders from four continents met for a Micah Summit at the United Nations in New York this week. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were adopted at the same venue in 2000. Participants from the Micah Challenge campaign (formed by the World Evangelical Alliance and Micah Network as a r