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WEA welcomes two new evangelical alliances into membership - Kosovo and Azerbaijan

Sep 12, 2009

September 12, 2009Kosovo and Azerbaijan recently became the latest alliance members of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) through their affiliation with the European Evangelical Alliance (EEA). “Church growth in both Kosovo and Azerbaijan is exciting,” said Gordon Showell-Rogers, Gener

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church 2009

Aug 17, 2009

August 17, 2009Every November, Christians around the world join together in prayer to remember our Christian brothers and sisters suffering persecution simply because they confess Jesus Christ as Lord. In the traditional church calendar, the month of November is marked by “All Saints D

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) creates a taskforce on human trafficking

Aug 10, 2009

August 10, 2009The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has recently created a taskforce on human trafficking in an effort to raise awareness across the WEA community that represents 420 million evangelical Christians worldwide. The taskforce, headed by the WEA spokesperson on human trafficking Commi

A meeting of hearts and minds in South Korea

Aug 7, 2009

August 7, 2009The wonders of the Internet and digital technology may have made it possible for truly global conversations across thousands of miles, but nothing quite beats being in the same room and getting to know the people behind the ideas. That’s exactly what happened when some 200 C

WEA welcomes Mr Gordon Showell-Rogers as its new Associate International Director

Jul 4, 2009

July 4, 2009 Contact Information:           Marion Uzac, Press Secretary. E-mail:marion@worldevangelicals.org Sylvia Soon, Chief of Staff. E-mail: sylvia@worldevangelicals.org The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce the app

Humanitarian aid urgently needed in Sri Lanka

Jun 9, 2009

Minority church sacrificially aids war victims - “the real work is only now beginning” The International Director of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has called on Christians worldwide to help the Sri Lankan church meet the overwhelming humanitarian crisis affecting their countr

World Refugee Sunday to raise global church awareness on refugee issues

May 22, 2009

World Refugee Sunday, a day where the churches are encouraged to focus on refugees and refugee related issues, will be commemorated on June 21st this year. World Refugee Sunday is an annual event, held on two consecutive Sundays and celebrated by the Refugee Highway Partnership (RHP) in cooperation

WEA Appoints Peace-building and Reconciliation Initiative Director

May 3, 2009

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has appointed Steve Tollestrup in Auckland, New Zealand as its Director of Peace-building and Reconciliation Initiative (PRI), a special project launched by WEA in a bid to expand its existing global Christian peace-building efforts.  “I am deligh

Religious Liberty Organizations Call Attention to Sri Lankan Crisis

Apr 8, 2009

April 8, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (TORONTO, April 2009)  Key organizations that work on religious liberty issues around the world on Tuesday made strong statements on the civil war in Sri Lanka and launched a global campaign calling for prayer for that nation.  In what is

The Road to Cape Town 2010

Apr 6, 2009

An update by the World Evangelical Alliance, Maria Mackay (Press Secrectary, UK) The world has changed radically in the 200 years since William Carey first proposed an international missionary conference in Cape Town but the Great Commission to take the Gospel to the ends of the earth remains t