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Join the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church on November 10

Nov 7, 2013

In the traditional church calendar, All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day stand out in the month of November, set apart to remember the saints of the church and the souls of those who departed this world. It is fitting, then, that the modern church has set apart the month of November to remember and pr

Director of International Institute for Religious Freedom Acknowledged for Research on Martyrdom and Mission

Nov 7, 2013

The World Evangelical Alliance congratulates Dr. Christof Sauer on the completion of his professorial thesis on ‘Martyrdom and Mission’ and the beginning of his teaching career at the Missiology Department of the Protestant University in Wuppertal, a leading place of missiological teaching in German

WEA Report on Democratic Republic of Congo Released in UN Human Rights Process

Oct 24, 2013

Human Rights situations worldwide are increasingly coming into a new context. Under the influence of a world in which new power balances appear they have to be thought through again. Human Rights are an important subject for Christians. All true human rights are received from God.

Dr. Schirrmacher and Johnson Join Ecumenical Conversations on Increasing Pressure against Christian Ethics in Western World

Oct 24, 2013

The executive chair of the Theological Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance, Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher, was the only Protestant spokesperson at the recent discussion at the Vatican among high-ranking church leaders, politicians, and experts, invited by the Dignitatis Humanae Institute (DHI).

Let the Light Pour In: Shining Lights of Hope on Corruption

Oct 24, 2013

Hundreds of thousands of Christians around the world took to the streets to pray and ‘shine a light on corruption’ during the recent EXPOSED Week of Action (Oct 14-20). Many hundreds of Vigils were held where people from all churches and nations highlighted the effect of corruption on the world’s po

Business as Mission (BAM) Think Tank Publishes the First of Over 30 Reports

Oct 10, 2013

The purpose of the Global Business as Mission Think Tank has been to invigorate the global business as mission movement, to equip and encourage those who want to serve God and the common good in and through businesses – among all peoples.

Christine Schirrmacher Speaks on Apostasy and Blasphemy Laws at the UN Human Rights Council

Oct 10, 2013

Christine Schirrmacher, Ph.D., well known German professor of Islamic Studies and director of the International Institute of Islamic Studies of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), spoke at a panel discussion “Respecting Religious Freedom: Legally Safeguarding a Threatened Right” at the headquarter

Stop Patronizing the Poor: EXPOSED Issues Open Letter to World Government, Business and Church Leaders

Oct 10, 2013

Organisations and partners representing millions of people across the global have issued an Open Letter challenging the world’s government, financial institutions and church leaders to act decisively and quickly on corruption, one of the main causes of global poverty today, and to include the ‘poor’

A Tribute to David Gitari, Former Chairman of the WEA Theological Commission

Oct 8, 2013

David Gitari, one of Africa’s truly great men of God died on 30th September 2013 after a short illness, aged 76.

WEA Mourns the Loss of Hundreds Dying in Migrant Boat Sinking off the Coast of Italy

Oct 5, 2013

“Our hearts are heavy and our prayers are with those touched by the unspeakable tragedy of the sinking of the migrant boat less than a mile off of the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa on Friday,” says Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of the WEA. “It is impossible to imagine the horro