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Interfaith Imperative Focuses on Ending Extreme Poverty; Church Asked to Understand God Loves the Whole World

Apr 17, 2015

An interfaith imperative that brings together over 30 leaders from major world religions, including the World Evangelical Alliance, has launched a call to action to end extreme poverty by 2030 and tackle issues such as climate change. "What does it mean for the Church to understand that God loves al

WEA North American Council Welcomes Johnnie Moore as New Council Member

Apr 16, 2015

Mr. Johnnie Moore who is known as executive producer, faith leader, author and speaker has recently joined the North American Council (NAC) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA). Mr. Moore has been called one of the most influential young leaders in the world today, and he is numbered among Americ

WEA participates in ‘Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass’ Event: “There Is No Peace about Nuclear Weapons”

Apr 13, 2015

On April 9, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) joined in a public panel discussion at the United Nations headquarters on ‘Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass.’ The event, co-sponsored by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See and the Global Security Institute, surveyed moral perspectives

WEA, Global Faith Leaders and World Bank Issue Call and Commitment to End Extreme Poverty by 2030

Apr 8, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance along with over 30 leaders from major world religions and heads of global faith-based organizations today launched a clarion call to action to end extreme poverty by 2030, a goal shared by the World Bank Group.

Let’s Eradicate Terrorism in Response to Killing of Christian Students in Kenya - Statement from the WEA RLC

Apr 4, 2015

We condemn the cowardly, senseless, inhuman, targeted killing of innocent Christian students at Kenya’s Garissa University College by masked gunmen from the Al-Shabaab terror group this week. But let’s not stop there, and see this attack as the last straw. We were at a loss of words as we heard the

Easter Greeting: The Risen Christ Gives Us Comfort

Apr 2, 2015

Last Wednesday, I presided the funeral service of a close family friend, whom I also regard as my own mother. At the funeral, I shared the comforting truth from God’s Word, taken from 1 Thessalonians 4:13-17, wherein the Apostle Paul asked the people to comfort one another in the midst of grief and

WEA TC Chair Thomas Schirrmacher Endorses Upcoming “A. D.” Series

Apr 2, 2015

The executive producer Mark Burnett invited a small group of Christian leaders to be the first outside of NBC to see the first episode of the 12 part “A.D.” series, the follow up of “The Bible”. To produce the first series “The Bible,” purely to be used by secular TV programs was a great risk, but i

WEA RLC Research & Anaysis Report: Lebanon’s Sectarianism Recipe for Religious Freedom Disaster

Mar 26, 2015

The protracted presidential vacuum in Lebanon reveals how sectarian politics has turned as a result of the conflict in neighboring Syria, and should serve as a warning for those who care for stability and religious freedom in this Middle Eastern nation.

Introducing a New Book that Gives a Global Perspective on Christ-Centered Generosity

Mar 19, 2015

A Christian leader remarked recently that, “a wave is swelling....I hear people speaking of living generously at every turn.” We see this wave moving across the world. Generosity was a key theme at the Kingdom Advisors conference from 18-20 February 2015 in Orlando, USA. Most every speaker mentioned

Freedom of Religion is the Unloved Step Child among Human Rights

Mar 16, 2015

The Director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom, Thomas Schirrmacher, gave a guest lecture entitled “Religious Freedom as a Threatened Human Right in Worldwide Perspective: The Major Factors in the Growing Assault on Religious Freedom,” in the prestigious Tübingen University “Clash