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WEA Welcomes Dr. David J. Jang to the North American Council

April 26, 2007


For Immediate Release


The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomes Dr. David J. Jang, president of Olivet Center for World Mission (OCWM) in San Francisco, Calif. as the newest member of the Alliance \'s North American Council.

"We are delighted by Dr. Jang’s appointment to our North American Council," said Geoff Tunnicliffe, International Director for the WEA. "Dr. Jang has a wealth of experience in Christian higher education and cutting edge mission strategies. He will be a great asset to the global work of the World Evangelical Alliance."

Dr. Jang, recalled by many as a visionary leader and scholar, has devoted his life to teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ as a pastor and theologian. He has supported WEA in various capacities since his introduction to the Alliance in August 2005.

"I am deeply hono
ured by and grateful for the trust WEA placed in me," commented Dr. Jang about his appointment. “I will work diligently, together with individuals across the vast network of WEA, to reward this trust.


Dr. Jang is the founder of the international mission organization OCWM. He is also a prestiged professor at Olivet University , a Bible-based institution of higher learning based in downtown San Francisco.

Contact Information:

Marion Uzac, Press Secretary, E-mail: marion@worldevangelicalalliance.com
Sylvia Soon, Chief of Staff. E-mail: sylvia@worldevangelicalalliance.com


World Evangelical Alliance (WEA): World Evangelical Alliance is made up of 128 national evangelical alliances located in 7 regions and 104 associate member organizations. The vision of WEA is to extend the Kingdom of God by making disciples of all nations and by Christ-centered transformation within society. WEA exists to foster Christian unity, to provide an identity, voice and platform for the 420 million evangelical Christians worldwide.