IIRF Welcomes and Endorses Extensive Mention of Freedom of Religion in the German “Grand Coalition” Multi-Party Government Agreement: “Our Expectations are High!”Mar 10, 2014
The International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF) is delighted to see the frequent mention of freedom of religion in the grand coalition agreement among German political parties which will shape German policy in the coming years. International religious freedom is mentioned three times as a f
Few countries display such extremes, from pervasive poverty to stores with most anything one could want; from literacy rates of fifty-five percent to the well educated; from curious and troubling religious practices to the inspirational and rigorous. Haiti can be breathtaking in its beauty, yet trou
At the annual meeting of the International Council of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) in New York, Rev. Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer of the WEA, shared with the Council that he would not be seeking a third term in the beginning of 2015.
Christians are being challenged to look afresh at Lent events in relation to corruption in a new reflection released today by the Bible Society. Thirty Pieces of Silver, written by theologian Dr Paula Gooder, shows God’s stance on corruption, bribery and justice by looking at a number of biblical ca
Human trafficking is a complex issue that is picked by many: NGOS, the United Nations, criminal justice systems and the list goes on. Yet, increasing exposure through various media outlets, including social media, has people incensed.
As a representative voice, addressing concerns on global issues, and its engagement in the United Nations, World Evangelical Alliance also serves to connect and collaborate with others for greater impact which many times, consist of expressing thankfulness and admiration.
WEA Global Human Trafficking Task Force Hosts Event in Barbados about 'The Church as Change Agents for Human Trafficking'Mar 3, 2014
On March 7-8, the Global Human Trafficking Task Force (GHTTF) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) together with Women of Purpose and Awareness to Freedom Barbados is hosting an awareness event at Carringtons Wesleyan Church in Barbados to highligh the Church's role as change agents for human tra
"The fast-moving and escalating events in Ukraine not only pose a real threat to the region but to global peace. We are calling upon the World Evangelical Alliance global family to pray for this crisis situation. We would urge all the parties involved to seek a peaceful resolution to this conflict.
Biblical stewardship, generous living, Kingdom focused giving and God-honoring fund mobilization should become a way of life in the evangelical community. The responses to the World Evangelical Alliance Stewardship Survey indicate that though stewardship, generosity and giving are seen as very impor
The “Velvet Revolution” of 1989 ended 41 years of Communist rule in Czechoslovakia, transforming it into a parliamentary republic. Václav Havel, a hero and playwright was installed as president of this country that chose to divide into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. This nonviolent overthrow was r