Christians are one of the primary civilian targets of the Islamic State terror group, which has threatened to eradicate minorities from within the territories it controls and beyond, even as the Christian population in the Middle East has been on a steep decline. Most recently, Islamic State, which
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
The World Reformed Fellowship (WRF) installed a new International Director during its General Assembly, which occurs every three years. Prof. Dr. P. J. (Flip) Buys, from South Africa, took over from Prof. Dr. Samuel Logan, who had previously been president of Westminster Theological Seminary in Phi
Join with members of the global Micah community from over 89 countries as we explore the theme of Integral Mission and Shalom: justice, peace, joy through the lens of theology and practice.
The ride to the border of Tibet was long, rough and dangerous as we crawled up the winding mountains roads. A nine hour return drive on a 100 kilometres, we passed through villages strung out along the mountain road: some were noiseless, no movement, vacant, soulless. Some had died, crushed by the f
The city of Cochabamba, Bolivia hosted the Latin American Pastoring of Pastors Summit on March 10-13, 2015. Leaders from pastoring of pastors (POP) movements from Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Colombia and Venezuela participated under the leadership of David Kornfield, along with leaders from many of t
Amid the pain and the increasing reports of loss of life after the earthquake in Nepal, we call on believers worldwide to uphold the people in the region in prayers. We have received news from Rev. Tek Dahal, chairman of the National Christian Fellowship of Nepal (NCFN), our national member body. He
According to the BBC, three times more women in the UK entered training to become nuns last year than 5 years ago. The actual numbers are small – 45 compared with 15 in 2009, but it’s still worth noting this faith choice that is also a lifestyle revolution.
WEA Secretary General Sends Open Letter to Old Oriental Churches and Christians in Commemoration of Armenian Genocide in 1915Apr 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
The capsizing of a boat carrying an estimated 850 desperate men, women and children from Libya to the shores of Southern Europe has once again put the dangerous human migration route across the Mediterranean into the public spotlight. Only 28 lives were rescued.