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An untold story behind Mandela - Dispatch from South Africa by Brian Stiller

May 20, 2014

I stood in the cell where Nelson Mandela spent eighteen of his twenty-seven imprisoned years. While it now appeared unremarkable, it still seemed somewhat hallowed. As we walked about Robben Island, just off the South African coast near Cape Town, I tried to imagine Mandela’s feelings and to hear

WEA Mission Commission: Unique 13th Global Consultation in Turkey Concluded

May 20, 2014

The 13th Global Consultation of the World Evangelical Alliance Mission Commission, held from 12 - 17 May in Izmir (Turkey) has just been concluded. The consultation saw more than 50 nations represented by 210 leaders come together in the geographic proximity of the Seven Churches of Revelation to di

WEA Religious Liberty Commission: Death Sentence for Sudanese Pregnant Woman is Miscarriage of Justice

May 16, 2014

The sentencing to death of an eight month-pregnant Christian woman for her alleged conversion from Islam, and to 100 lashes for having relations with her husband, is blatant violation of not only international human rights laws and Sudan’s own constitution, but also Islam and Sharia, WEA-RLC asserts

Global Generosity Network - Resources Update April 2014

May 15, 2014

Greetings from the Global Generosity Network, the initiative that facilitates stewardship, generosity, giving and fund mobilisation among Christians. I posted a number of exciting new resources on websites that I believe will be useful to reach our vision of a global Christian culture of Biblical st

WEA Calls for Prayer for Abducted Girls in Nigeria

May 14, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) calls for prayer for the more than 200 girls who were abducted by Boko-Haram, a militant Islamist group, on April 14 in northern Nigeria. The incident marks the latest in a series of attacks against the education of girls over the past decades.

WEA Ambassador for Human Rights Elected as President of the International Society for Human Rights

May 12, 2014

The International Council of the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) elected Thomas Schirrmacher, the Ambassador for Human Rights of the World Evangelical Alliance and renowned German human rights activist, as its new president at its two-day session in Bonn, Germany. ISHR has active branc

WEA Joins Lausanne Movement in Celebrating 40th Anniversary of Lausanne Congress and Lausanne Covenant

May 10, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) joined the Lausanne Movement (Lausanne) in the celebrations of its 40th anniversary in Switzerland this week. Lausanne continues to be an important partner for the WEA in its mission to unite the body of Christ in furthering God’s Kingdom.

Business as Mission Think Tank Releases Unique Report on BAM in and from China

Apr 25, 2014

The Business as Mission (BAM) Think Tank has recently released its eleventh paper, "Business as Mission in and from China". China’s astounding economic growth for the last twenty years creates an ideal commercial environment for business as mission (BAM) within China. But the growing church in China

Central African Republic - Reconciliation through religion?

Apr 25, 2014

Currently, the violence-torn country in the heart of Africa is experiencing the worst crisis in its history. The harmful effects of religion being manipulated for political purposes are alarming. More striking is the campaign for peace of the religious leaders of the Central African Republic (CAR)

WEA Secretary General and Retired US Generals Send Letter to President Obama Urging Increased Support for Syria

Apr 25, 2014

As Christian leaders and retired military personnel, we are writing to encourage your administration to develop and present to the American public a comprehensive strategy for US engagement in resolving the ongoing crisis in Syria. With more than 140,000 people dead and 9 million driven from their