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WEA-RLC Research and Analysis Report: Religious Restrictions Likely to Worsen in Tajikistan

Feb 11, 2014

Tajikistan shares a long and porous border with Afghanistan, where a surge in Islamist activity is feared as the number of U.S. troops drops significantly in just a few weeks from now. This threat can provide a pretext to President Emomali Rahmon to get tougher with religious groups.

WEA Human Rights Ambassador Speaks with Muslim President of Albania about the Situation of Christians in His Country

Jan 30, 2014

The Ambassador for Human Rights of the World Evangelical Alliance and Director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom presented the concerns of Christians in a one-hour meeting with the Muslim President of Albania, Bujar Faik Nishani. Schirrmacher thanked the president and the Albanian

Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe Comments on Last Supper Scene of 'Son of God', Encourages Christians to Make Use of Opportunity

Jan 30, 2014

Watch Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe commenting on the scene of the Last Supper in the movie 'Son of God' that will be in theatres in the US starting on February 28th. Dr. Tunnicliffe says: "On February 28, 2014, the Church has been given a wonderful gift that will help us explain our Christian faith. It is

WEA Joins Other Christian Bodies in Calling upon Geneva II Participants to Pursue Just Peace in Syria

Jan 21, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) joins other Christian bodies in calling upon the participants of the Geneva II conference to pursue just peace in Syria. The WEA fully endorses the statement ‘an urgent call to action for a just peace in Syria’ that was prepared by Christian leaders from Syria, t

WEA Opens Registration for Upcoming General Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, October 19-26, 2014

Jan 10, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has opened registration for its upcoming General Assembly (GA2014) that will be held in Seoul, South Korea on October 19-26, 2014. The GA2014 will bring together the WEA’s diverse constituency with Christian leaders coming from up to 200 countries and territories

Human Trafficking Task Force Reminds Local Church Leaders of the Biblical Mandate to Address Human Trafficking

Jan 2, 2014

From November 1-17, 2013, Dr. Leela Manasseh, member of the WEA Global Human Trafficking Task Force, traveled through various parts of India to speak to local Church leaders about the pertinent issue of Human Trafficking. She spoke about the Biblical mandate given to the Church which is the Body of

WEA Participates in Prayer Event for Children and Youth at the United Nations in New York

Jan 7, 2014

From Tuesday, November 18th to Thursday, November 20th, more than 250 leaders gathered for the International Prayer Initiative with a unique focus on “Children and Youth: Investing in the Future.” Mostly based in New Jersey participants partook in worship, praying and sharing best practices.

WEA Urges South Sudan Leaders to Embrace Dialogue & Openness, Joins Call for Christmas Peace

Dec 23, 2013

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), a global association of 7 regional and 129 national alliances of evangelical churches representing some 600 million evangelical Christians, issued a special plea to leaders in South Sudan to seek peace and reconciliation for the sake of their people and young na

Russia – Rich in History (by Brian Stiller)

Dec 19, 2013

As I walked up the many steps to the preaching pulpit in Central Baptist Church near Red Square in Moscow, I had a flash back. Looking down I recalled a picture of Billy Graham preaching in that same pulpit in a time when the Soviet Union was in its ascendancy.

WEA Ambassador for Human Rights Issues Appeal on behalf of Persecuted Coptic Christians at the Installation of a new Coptic Bishop in Europe

Dec 18, 2013

The Ambassador for Human Rights of the World Evangelical Alliance, Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher, attended the installation of the new Coptic bishop in the German state of Hessen as the only ecumenical participant. In his speech during the worship service, immediately after the installation, Schirrmacher