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Evangelicals Shine a Light on Corruption at the G20 Summit in Brisbane

Nov 14, 2014

Christians from around the world have gathered in Brisbane, Australia, this week to shine a light on corruption through various awareness raising events around the G20 summit. The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) with dozens other Christian organizations have joined together in the two-year EXPOSED

Missions Africa Trust Fund: Africa Poised to Bless the World as a Mission Financing Continent

Nov 13, 2014

God is at work in a very significant way building His Church in Africa to become an example of a mission giving community. This was the shared sense of conviction and commitment that characterized the 2 day consultation on the Missions Africa Trust Fund (MATF) held from 29th - 30th October 2014 at

Brisbane Christians Create the World's Largest Mock Tax Haven Prior to G20

Nov 13, 2014

With the eyes of the world on Brisbane ahead of next week’s G20 Summit, local Micah Challenge advocates are seeking to make the most of the spotlight. On Saturday 8 November, approximately 100 advocates from churches across Brisbane dressed as corporate accountantstransformed part of Brisbane’s CBD

Director of IIRF Appointed Professor at ETF in Leuven, Researches International Religious Freedom and Persecution

Nov 13, 2014

Dr. Christof Sauer was recently named as Professor of Religious Studies and Missiology at the Evangelical Theological Faculty (ETF) in Leuven, Belgium. The extent of his appointment is 50%. This is a special academic chair which will be financed externally. To the knowledge of the International Inst

International Institute for Religious Freedom Publishes 7 UN Reports on Religious Freedom by Professor Bielefeldt

Nov 6, 2014

The International Institute of Religious Freedom of the World Evangelical Alliance published the seven official reports to the UN Human Rights Council of the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religions and Belief, presented by the present United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or

Global Christian Leaders Demand G20 Action on Corruption

Nov 6, 2014

Ninety Christian leaders from every continent have signed an open letter to G20 leaders, urging them to take determined action on corruption and tax evasion. The letter, which represents one billion Christians worldwide, will be presented to the G20 summit in Brisbane next month.

WEA Mission Commission: Reflections on a Generational Transition in the Brazilian Mission Movement

Nov 6, 2014

In this photo we see four generations of mission leaders in Brazil: From the left Cassiano Batista da Luz, Silas Tostes, Bertil Ekstrom and Waldemar de Carvalho. The Seventh Brazilian Mission Conference (7CBM) held in October this year marked a new phase in the mission movement in the country. With

WEA Secretary General Visits Pope Francis, Sees ‘New Era in Evangelical and Roman Catholic Relations’

Nov 6, 2014

A delegation of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) met with Pope Francis and representatives of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCCU) today to talk about areas of potential collaboration to address global issues of common concerns to both, the evangelical community and the Ro

Join the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted 2014: Don’t Stand in Silence

Oct 28, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) invites churches and Christians around the world to observe the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP) on Sunday, November 2 or 9.

Edward Ong Named Entrepreneurial Leader of the Year 2014 by ELO and WEA

Oct 23, 2014

Dr. Edward Ong, Founder of the Sutera Harbour Resort & President of OCK Group, received the 2014 Entrepreneurial Leader of the Year Award at the annual Entrepreneurial Leaders Conference in Vancouver, Canada. The award that is sponsored by the Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization (ELO) and the World