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WEA Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group Holds Second Meeting; Provides Feedback to Wycliffe and SIL on Bible Translation Guidelines

Sep 22, 2015

The Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group, a group of independent experts facilitated by the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), provided additional feedback to Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International at a recent meeting concerning technical guidelines for Bible translators. Formed in Ap

Xenophobia, Hospitality, and the Refugee Crisis in Europe

Sep 22, 2015

Some 15 years ago I gave a lecture in a church in Moravia (Eastern Czech Republic) about the importance of hospitality for people who want to become Christian leaders. After considering Titus 1:8, that an elder must be hospitable, we read other relevant biblical texts, such as 1 Peter 4:9 &l

WEA Sees Business World as Strategic for Spreading the Gospel

Sep 17, 2015

At the invitation of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) a 'Strategic Business Consultation' took place on 28th-29th of August in Amsterdam, where a deeper strategic cooperation between business leaders, churches and business ministries was agreed. Participants from New Zealand,

Opening of the new Armenian Genocide Museum in Byblos

Sep 3, 2015

(Bonn, 01.09.2015) On the occasion of the opening of the new Genocide Museum in Byblos, Lebanon and the official centennial commemoration of the Armenian genocide held by the Armenian Orthodox Church, the World Evangelical Alliance assured the gathering of patriarchs and leaders of churches from

WEA RLC Research & Analysis Report: Indonesia’s Flawed Approach to Check Islamist Extremism

Aug 31, 2015

When Indonesian President Joko Widodo took office one year ago this month, there were high hopes that his government would check Islamist extremist violence. However, President Jokowi, as he is affectionately known, is yet to prove that he has the ability to meet that expectation. Jokowi does

WEA Ambassador for Refugees Visits Refugee Camp in Turkey

Aug 28, 2015

An Iraqi Yazidi refugee boy listens as refugee men tell their tales of suffering IAFR President (Tom Albinson) visited a camp in southeast Turkey that hosts 4,000 refugees from Iraq. The people are all from the Yazidi minority ethnic group. They fled to Turkey in August 2014 to escape atta

The Holy Land: A Church Overcoming Borders

Aug 20, 2015

Last month, I led a delegation of evangelical leaders to the Holy Land: Israel and the Palestinian Territories (PT), and I want to share with you impressions and insights from our trip that will inform your prayers for our brothers and sisters in Christ in that region.

Sorrow and Blood awarded for excellence at International Christian Book Fair

Aug 20, 2015

  PRESS RELEASE Sorrow and Blood awarded for excellence at International Christian Book Fair August 2015 The Brazilian version of the WEA MC Publication Sorrow and Blood, Sangue, Sofrimento e Fé, was presented at the International Christian Book Fair (FLIC) in S&a

Central African Republic’s Religious Leaders Receive Prestigious Honor

Aug 19, 2015

One afternoon on December 10, 2013, a group of young men from Lakounga, a suburb in the Central African Republic’s (CAR) capital, Bangui, sought out to destroy neighboring shops owned by Muslims. Upon hearing of the attack, one of the local parish’s Catholic priests countered the adol

WEA Submits Brief on the Evangelical Community and Humanitarian Development to United Nations World Humanitarian Summit

Aug 19, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) in collaboration with several of its global partners participated in the preparation for the United Nations’ (UN) World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) by submitting a comprehensive paper on ‘the unique and essential role of the evangelical community in