WEA Holds Book Launch Event for 'Sorrow & Blood: Christian Mission in Contexts of Suffering, Persecution, and Martyrdom'Oct 5, 2012
On September 27, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) held a launch event in Washington D.C. for the new book of its Mission Commission Sorrow & Blood: Christian Mission in Contexts of Suffering, Persecution, and Martyrdom.
Russian police demolished Holy Trinity Pentecostal Church in Moscow last month. The members of the church now gather near the ruins for worship, bearing testimony to the continued persecution of "non-traditional," or disfavored, religious groups after President Vladimir Putin assumed office about fi
The World Evangelical Alliance commented on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report on India that took place at the UNHRC in Geneva, Switzerland, on Friday, September 19, 2012. The following is the statement of Rev. Godfrey Yogarajah, Executive Director of WEA's Religious Liberty Commission.
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) announces the names of the twelve experts who will serve as members of the independent panel that will review SIL and Wycliffe’s translation practices of ‘Divine Familial Terms’. The global group of scholars from Eastern and Western locations represents Biblical,
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomes the speech given by President Obama at the Clinton Global Initiative indicating that the US government will significantly increase its commitment to combat human trafficking.
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) joins others in condemning the violence in which the US ambassador to Libya and others have been killed in protest against an obscure and primitive video that defames Islam. The WEA is convinced that there can never be any justification for such violence. In this
by the Christian Post Prominent evangelical leaders whose advocacy efforts helped make Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani into an international poster face for religious freedom are rejoicing over his recent release from prison but are now asking Christians to stay vigilant in supporting the ri
Sources: BosNewsLife, Huffington Post, Guardian UK Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been acquitted and released! Thanks be to God and thanks to all of you who prayed! This is evidence of the power of believers around the world joining to pray for the persecuted. Photo
Micah Challenge, a Christian movement which is aiming to take millions out of extreme poverty, has a new Chairperson. Marnix Niemeijer this month takes the reins of the Micah Challenge International Board as the campaign to halve world poverty is stepped up. Marnix is currently the Managing Directo
Psalm 33:5 It is with joy that the WEA Religious Liberty Commission (RLC) welcomes the verdict on the land mark anti-conversion law case, Evangelical Fellowship of India v State of Himachal Pradesh, which challenged the Himachal Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 2006 and Himachal Pradesh Freedom o