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.
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
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
In the first week of his tenure, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Bishop Efraim Tendero met with United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters in New York to discuss ways to strengthen partnership on issues of common concern. Bishop Tendero affirme
It is said that International Women's Day ranges from small, random, informal gatherings to large, highly organized events. How can highly organized events faithfully reflect the random informal gatherings? When the small, random and informal become the voices of women who ring our conscience, then
In his book ‘The Origins of Politics’, renowned political scientist Francis Fukuyama puts forward that of all elements of modern nations just legal institutions are the hardest to achieve. Perhaps people only realize that this is true in times and places where they are lacking. The United Nations (U
WEA RLC Research & Analysis Report: Obama Sifted Wheat from Chaff as He Called for Religious Freedom in IndiaFeb 24, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama’s three days of diplomacy in India last week demonstrated not only Washington’s pursuit of strategic interests but also its proactive disassociation from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist agenda.
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) inaugurated its new Secretary General Bishop Efraim Tendero at its International Leadership Forum (ILF) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Evangelical leaders from over 40 different countries from every region prayed for Tendero and welcomed him as the new leader of the W
From February 9-13, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) held its annual International Leadership Forum (ILF) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, bringing together some 75 Christian leaders from 40 different countries from every region of the world. Representing a cross-section of the WEA’s constituency, the
WEA Global and Regional Leadership Meet in Honduras to Discuss Strategies to Strengthen Services to ConstituencyFeb 11, 2015
On February 5-8, global and regional leaders of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) met in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, ahead of the International Leadership Forum (ILF), to explore how to work together in new ways to more effectively serve their grassroots church constituency in 129 National Evangelical