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WEA Co-Sponsors Event on Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Oct 16, 2014

The United Nations steps up the efforts to fight the proliferation of nuclear weapons. The General Assembly has designated September 26 as the yearly day to remember this worrying legacy. Nuclear disarmament has been the subject of the U.N.’s very first resolution in 1946 and today the threat is as

Global Generosity Network and Lausanne Africa Leaders Launch MATF Virtual Mission Think-Tank on Mission Giving in Africa

Oct 16, 2014

Global Generosity Network (an initiative of the World Evangelical Alliance) and Lausanne Africa leaders launch MATF Virtual Mission Think-Tank on Mission Giving in Africa. Africa has moved from a missionary receiving continent to a missionary sending continent. The time has come for the African chur

The Good Lie: Be Inspired to Make a Difference in Other People's Lives

Oct 3, 2014

Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance, speaks about 'the Good Lie' - a movie that illustrates the story of some of 'The Lost Boys' of South Sudan: Orphaned children and young men and women who were brough to the United States due to the civil war in Sudan that be

An Anger That Leads to Action against Human Trafficking

Sep 26, 2014

WEA’s Senior Advisor for Social Justice and Chair of the Global Human Trafficking Task Force, Commissioner Christine MacMillan took a trip to Australia for the majority of July to speak at various Social Justice meetings and seminars. They were conducted primarily to help the local church engage in

Political Changes in South Asia Threaten People of Faith: WEA Co-Sponsors Event at Human Rights Council in Geneva

Sep 25, 2014

People of faith face serious threats in over 33 % of all countries worldwide. This figure of 2012 is a steep increase from 20 % in 2007. An event at the UN Human Rights Council focussed on the situation in four neighbouring countries in South Asia, India, Nepal, Bangla Desh and Sri Lanka. These coun

WEA Secretary General Commits Evangelical Support for #UpForSchool Education Campaign

Sep 23, 2014

Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), committed evangelical support for the Global Faiths Coalition for Education's "#UpForSchool" petition that was launched yesterday in New York. The petition focuses on the 58 million children that are currently out of s

WEA Mission Commission: Letter from Smyrna - Translated

Sep 12, 2014

We are grateful to our colleagues from around the world who have assisted in translating the "Letter from Smyrna", written as an outcome of the Global Consultation earlier this year. You can now read the letter in English, German, Spanish and Portuguese, on our website.

17-19 October: Ready to Take a Step of Faith?

Sep 9, 2014

In my part of the world, there's something about September that has the feeling of new beginnings. It probably has something to do with the dreamlike nature of the August holiday, where inboxes have temporary respite and it’s hard to get hold of people.

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP) 2014: Don't Stand in Silence

Sep 9, 2014

More than 100 million Christians around the world face persecution daily because they confess Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. These persecuted brothers and sisters in the faith are in urgent need of prayer and help.

WEA Secretary General Reflects on Impact on Evangelicalism of Historic ‘Christian Witness’ Document

Sep 9, 2014

At the Mission Respect Congress in Germany, World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Secretary General Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe shared his reflections on how the historic document ‘Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World: Recommendations for Conduct’ has influenced evangelicalism over the last years. He s