The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) invites churches and Christians around the world to observe the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP) on Sunday, November 2 or 9.
Dr. Edward Ong, Founder of the Sutera Harbour Resort & President of OCK Group, received the 2014 Entrepreneurial Leader of the Year Award at the annual Entrepreneurial Leaders Conference in Vancouver, Canada. The award that is sponsored by the Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization (ELO) and the World
The United Nations steps up the efforts to fight the proliferation of nuclear weapons. The General Assembly has designated September 26 as the yearly day to remember this worrying legacy. Nuclear disarmament has been the subject of the U.N.’s very first resolution in 1946 and today the threat is as
Global Generosity Network and Lausanne Africa Leaders Launch MATF Virtual Mission Think-Tank on Mission Giving in AfricaOct 16, 2014
Global Generosity Network (an initiative of the World Evangelical Alliance) and Lausanne Africa leaders launch MATF Virtual Mission Think-Tank on Mission Giving in Africa. Africa has moved from a missionary receiving continent to a missionary sending continent. The time has come for the African chur
Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance, speaks about 'the Good Lie' - a movie that illustrates the story of some of 'The Lost Boys' of South Sudan: Orphaned children and young men and women who were brough to the United States due to the civil war in Sudan that be
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.