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'Evangelicals Around the World' Wins Gold Medal in Third Annual Illumination Book Awards

Apr 12, 2016

Thomas Nelson announced today that the title Evangelicals Around the World: A Global Handbook for the 21st Century received the Gold Award for Education Resources in the third annual Illumination Book Awards. Together with his team of multi-disciplined scholars, writers, and leaders, general editor

Cast a net of caring

Apr 4, 2016

By Amanda Jackson, Executive Director WEA Women's Comission  Looking out at me from the front page of the newspaper yesterday were the faces of eight women – all killed by their partners or boyfriends. Lovely women and teenagers from all backgrounds. And a little girl, Darcey,

60th General Conference of Military Chaplains on the Topic of “Violence within Religions”

Mar 28, 2016

This General Conference held by all Catholic military and chaplains with representatives from many other European countries took place Berlin-Steglitz and had as its title “Violence in Religions.” As experts regarding Islam and Islamism as well as human rights and religious freedom, P

WEA Ambassador for Human Rights Speaks at Georgian-German Symposium on “Christianity and European Civilization”

Mar 28, 2016

The Professorenforum, in cooperation with the International Center for Christian Studies at the Orthodox Church of Georgia (ICCS), has hosted participants at a Georgian-German Symposium. The Symposium was entitled “Christianity and European Civilization.” The Symposium was held at the

No Democracy under the Sharia

Mar 28, 2016

Christine Schirrmacher, Professor for Islamic Studies at the University of Bonn, explained that the Sharia cannot be used to create a democratic state. This was stated during a hearing of the Bundestag’s Human Rights Committee on Tuesday. Indeed, Islam and democracy do not exclude each othe

International Institute for Religious Freedom audits World Watch List

Mar 28, 2016

(Bonn, 22.02.2016) For the third time the World Watch List of Open Doors has been audited positively by a team of 8 scholars of the International Institute for Religious Freedom. IIRF chose five countries and tracked the whole procedure, from the experts who answered the questionnaires,

WEA Names Dr. Chris Seiple as Global Policy Advisor

Mar 24, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has named Dr. Chris Seiple as a Global Policy Advisor to the Executive Leadership. Dr. Seiple currently serves as President Emeritus of the Institute for Global Engagement (IGE) a highly respected research, education, and diplomatic institution that builds sustai

Double Persecution Threat to Christian Women

Mar 23, 2016

Women targeted because of faith and gender (Bonn, 16 March 2016) An international conference has been held in Oxford to find solutions to the growing problem of violent persecution against Christian women. ‘Increasing numbers of women face a double blow today – viol

WEA Mission Commission Searches for New Executive Director – Application Deadline April 30, 2016

Mar 23, 2016

Dear friends, Peter Tarantal, the Chair of the Global Leadership Council of the WEA Mission Commission, has announced that the search is underway for an Executive Director to replace Bertil Ekstrom. After nine years in the role, Bertil has indicated that he would like to step down by October

An Easter Message from the WEA

Mar 23, 2016

One of the accusations made against the early Christians was that they were atheists because they refused to worship the gods of the temples. The idea that a group of people would gather regularly to share food, to tell stories of Jesus the Messiah, and to pray to this same Jesus seemed to some an a