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International Council Appoints Bishop Efraim Tendero as Next Secretary General of the WEA

Jan 23, 2015

The International Council (IC) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce that it has, by unanimous vote, appointed Bishop Efraim Tendero as the next Secretary General of the WEA. Bishop Tendero who currently serves as the National Director of the Philippine Council of Evangelica

WEA Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group Provides Feedback to Wycliffe and SIL on Bible Translation Guidelines

Jan 23, 2015

The Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group, a group of independent experts facilitated by the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), has now given feedback to Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International about technical guidelines for Bible translators. Formed in April 2014 upon Wycliffe and SIL’s reque

WEA and WCC Representatives Explore Possibilities of Working Together

Jan 22, 2015

In the light of current global realities, representatives of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) met from 20 to 21 January in Chateau de Bossey, Switzerland to explore and discuss possible areas of future cooperation.

Churches Take Steady Aim at Shooting Down Economic Injustice

Dec 11, 2014

Christian leaders from four continents met for a Micah Summit at the United Nations in New York this week. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were adopted at the same venue in 2000. Participants from the Micah Challenge campaign (formed by the World Evangelical Alliance and Micah Network as a r

WEA Secretary General Meets with Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople to Discuss Refugee Crisis in Syria and Iraq

Nov 25, 2014

Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) recently met with the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, in Istanbul, Turkey. Together they discussed the current crisis and the plight of Christians in Syria, Iraq and the Middle East region. A spec

Evangelicals Shine a Light on Corruption at the G20 Summit in Brisbane

Nov 14, 2014

Christians from around the world have gathered in Brisbane, Australia, this week to shine a light on corruption through various awareness raising events around the G20 summit. The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) with dozens other Christian organizations have joined together in the two-year EXPOSED

WEA Secretary General Visits Pope Francis, Sees ‘New Era in Evangelical and Roman Catholic Relations’

Nov 6, 2014

A delegation of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) met with Pope Francis and representatives of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCCU) today to talk about areas of potential collaboration to address global issues of common concerns to both, the evangelical community and the Ro

Join the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted 2014: Don’t Stand in Silence

Oct 28, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) invites churches and Christians around the world to observe the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP) on Sunday, November 2 or 9.

Edward Ong Named Entrepreneurial Leader of the Year 2014 by ELO and WEA

Oct 23, 2014

Dr. Edward Ong, Founder of the Sutera Harbour Resort & President of OCK Group, received the 2014 Entrepreneurial Leader of the Year Award at the annual Entrepreneurial Leaders Conference in Vancouver, Canada. The award that is sponsored by the Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization (ELO) and the World

WEA Secretary General Reflects on Impact on Evangelicalism of Historic ‘Christian Witness’ Document

Sep 9, 2014

At the Mission Respect Congress in Germany, World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Secretary General Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe shared his reflections on how the historic document ‘Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World: Recommendations for Conduct’ has influenced evangelicalism over the last years. He s