WEA’s Senior Advisor for Social Justice and Chair of the Global Human Trafficking Task Force, Commissioner Christine MacMillan took a trip to Australia for the majority of July to speak at various Social Justice meetings and seminars. They were conducted primarily to help the local church engage in
Political Changes in South Asia Threaten People of Faith: WEA Co-Sponsors Event at Human Rights Council in GenevaSep 25, 2014
People of faith face serious threats in over 33 % of all countries worldwide. This figure of 2012 is a steep increase from 20 % in 2007. An event at the UN Human Rights Council focussed on the situation in four neighbouring countries in South Asia, India, Nepal, Bangla Desh and Sri Lanka. These coun
Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), committed evangelical support for the Global Faiths Coalition for Education's "#UpForSchool" petition that was launched yesterday in New York. The petition focuses on the 58 million children that are currently out of s
We are grateful to our colleagues from around the world who have assisted in translating the "Letter from Smyrna", written as an outcome of the Global Consultation earlier this year. You can now read the letter in English, German, Spanish and Portuguese, on our website.
In my part of the world, there's something about September that has the feeling of new beginnings. It probably has something to do with the dreamlike nature of the August holiday, where inboxes have temporary respite and it’s hard to get hold of people.
More than 100 million Christians around the world face persecution daily because they confess Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. These persecuted brothers and sisters in the faith are in urgent need of prayer and help.
At the Mission Respect Congress in Germany, World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Secretary General Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe shared his reflections on how the historic document ‘Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World: Recommendations for Conduct’ has influenced evangelicalism over the last years. He s
Fifty-six key influencers of global theological education, representing every continent, gathered 2-6 June in São Paulo, Brazil, for the Lausanne Consultation on Theological Education: Toward Biblical Partnership in Global Theological Education. The group included seminary presidents, institutional
WEA Secretary General Appreciates Call to ‘Not Be Silent about Persecuted Christians’ by President of World Jewish CongressAug 22, 2014
In a recent op-ed for the New York Times, Mr. Ronald S. Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress, wrote about the “barbarous slaughter of thousands upon thousands of Christians” that is met with “relative indifference” by the international community. He is asking: “Why is the world silent whil
August 26-27, 2014, church leaders from all over the world join all German churches in Berlin to celebrate the third anniversary of the document as well as the adaption of it by Germany’s Christianity. The three signing bodies will be represented by Monsignor Dr Angel Ayuso Guixot, secretary of the