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WEA's Theological Commission Discusses Bible Engagement With Other Global Leaders

Aug 22, 2014

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 Congress

Aug 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

WEA Joins German Church in Celebrating Third Anniversary of Ecumenical Landmark Document

Aug 22, 2014

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

Leaders from the Holy Land Share Reflections and Lead Prayers at Service Hosted by WEA in New York

Aug 20, 2014

On Thursday, August 14, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) hosted a public prayer event on the current crisis in the Middle East. Christian leaders from the Holy Land were invited to New York to lead the prayer service by sharing reflections and each offering a prayer for Israel, Palestine and oth

WEA Condemns Violent Attacks on Christians and Others, Calls for Prayer for Christians in Iraq

Aug 8, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) calls on the global Church to pray for Christians and other minorities who are being persecuted by militant Islamists in Iraq. The WEA also calls on the international community to intervene in light of the continuous and ever-increasing violent attacks on and tar

Join WEA Prayer Service for Middle East on August 14 in New York

Aug 6, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) invites you to participate in the upcoming prayer service ‘A Call to Prayer for the Middle East’ on August 14th in New York. In the context of the ongoing conflict in Gaza, evangelical leaders of Israel and Palestine will be leading a time of prayer for their lan

Rob Haskell Will Represent WEA's Theological Commission at This Year's Bridging The Divide Conference

Aug 5, 2014

Rob Haskell will be representing the WEA's Theological Commission at this year's ‘Bridging the Divide’ conference which will take place in the Middle East. ‘Bridging the Divide’ is a group of missionaries and scholars, sometimes described as ‘scholar‐practitioners,’ that is dedicated to bringing the

WEA Is Delighted about Meriam Ibrahim's Release from Sudan and Safe Arrival in Italy

Jul 25, 2014

“We are delighted that Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag is now free and along with her family bound for the United States. We are grateful for the prayers of many and the support of many governments and in particular Italy in securing the release of Meriam. We are also reminded of the ongoing need to pray

WEA's Theological Commission Launches a Book on Christian Ethics

Jul 25, 2014

The author (PhD Ethics, University of Iowa) has lived in Prague since 1996 where he taught philosophy at Charles University and is now Vice President for Research at Martin Bucer European School of Theology. He explained, ‘Stated personally, our Christian moral dilemma is that we have received a rev

WEA Representatives Meet with Uzbek Government Officials to Discuss Religious Freedom

Jul 23, 2014

Dr. Christine Schirrmacher, Executive Director of the WEA’s International Institute of Islamic Studies, and Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher, Chair of the Theological Commission and Director of the WEA’s International Institute for Religious Freedom, discussed freedom of religion with representatives from th