A budget crisis shook Puerto Rico this month (May 2006). On May 1, the government shut most public agencies, furloughing 95,000 employees. The police, fire-fighters, and medical personnel kept working but schools were closed. Governor Aníbal Acevedo-Vilá laid off the staff at the executive mansion,
Greetings, Youth Commission Leaders! How thankful we are for all you are doing to hold the torch for reaching youth across the globe.
For Immediate Release World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) announces the 10th Mission Commission International Convocation, “Global Issues Summit” in South Africa, June 18-24, 2006 (SA06). As in each of the MC’s previous global consultations, SA06 is a by-invitation event. Three hund
WEA welcomes Dr. Joel C. Hunter, senior pastor of Northland Church in Orlando, Fla. as the newest member to the Alliance’s North American Council.
Nepal\'s 1990 Constitution describes the country as a Hindu state. But on 18 May 2006 Nepal\'s new parliament declared that Nepal will no longer be a Hindu Kingdom but will now be a secular state. While jurists and lawyers raise questions regarding the legal and
The National United Christian Forum (NUCF) comprising of the Catholic Bishop Conference of India, (CBCI) National Council of Churches in India (NCCI) and the Evangelical Fellowship of India(EFI) in its meeting on May 19, 2006 reviewed the situation arising out of the decision of the Film Censor Boa
The World Evangelical Alliance Women’s Commission has at it’s recent Global Council meeting in Nairobi, Kenya on 1st-5th May 2006 determined to focus its Global efforts for the next 2 years to create effective methods towards reduction and ultimate illumination of this pandemic.
Every year, four million people are bought, sold and transported in the growing sex trafficking industry that targets vulnerable women and children around the world. In Europe alone, more than 500,000 victims fall prey to the sex-trade industry each year, of which 120,000 are women and children tran
DON\'T MISS THE MUSIC AND MISSIONS EVENT OF 2006! The second Global Consultation on Music and Missions (GCoMM 2006) will take place July 11-15, 2006 at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota.