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WEA Joins Christians in the Holy Land in Calling for an Immediate End to the Violent Hostilities

Jul 21, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) calls for an immediate end to the violent hostilities in the Israeli-Gaza conflict and for both sides to return to good faith negotiations. As Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of the WEA, stated earlier this year in a speech in Bethlehem: "The suffering,

WEA Rejoices over Release of Meriam Ibrahim, Continues to Pray for the Persecuted

Jun 23, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) rejoices over the release of Meriam Yahia Ibrahim who has been imprisoned in Sudan since the middle of May. Falsely charged with apostasy and adultery, this mother with her young child and newborn were held captive for weeks, as the world watched in disbelief.

WEA Sends Greeting Message to FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony

Jun 12, 2014

In a greeting message for the Opening Ceremony of the FIFA World Cup that started today in Brazil, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) highlights the uniqueness of this sports event in bringing people together in diversity. However, the WEA also joins its national member body, Aliança Cristã Evangé

WEA Invites Churches around the World to Celebrate World Refugee Sunday on June 15 and 22

Jun 5, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) encourages Christians and churches around the world to remember and pray for refugees and forcibly displaced people on World Refugee Sunday, designated this year to fall on June 15 and 22. The WEA and the Refugee Highway Partnership (RHP) have prepared useful res

WEA Mission Commission Concludes Global Consultation, Sends ‘Letter from Smyrna’ to the Global Church

May 23, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance Mission Commission (WEA MC) concluded its 13th Global Consultation in Izmir, Turkey. The triennial gathering held from May 12-16 brought together 210 missional leaders from 50 nations to focus on the theme ‘Gospel – Church – Witness’. One of the resulting documents is

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 Facilitates Formation of Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group; Announces Names of Group Members

Apr 4, 2014

At the request of Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has agreed to facilitate the formation and maintenance of a Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group (DFTOG). The group will provide external review of how Wycliffe and SIL implement the ten recommend

WEA Calls for Prayer for Central African Republic, Highlights Conflict not of Religious Nature

Mar 14, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is deeply concerned about the large-scale human suffering in the Central African Republic (CAR) with thousands being killed, up to 1 million people displaced and half of the population in need of humanitarian assistance. However, the WEA is also concerned that na

WEA Secretary General Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe Will Conclude Tenure at the End of This Year

Mar 7, 2014

At the annual meeting of the International Council of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) in New York, Rev. Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer of the WEA, shared with the Council that he would not be seeking a third term in the beginning of 2015.

WEA Announces Postponement of Upcoming General Assembly

Feb 11, 2014

It is with reluctance that the International Council of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) announces the postponement of its General Assembly, planned for Seoul, South Korea, October 2014. The decision centered on recent internal divisions among the evangelical community and challenges they pose f