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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

WEA Religious Liberty: Iran - Apostasy Law

Feb 17, 2009

WEA strongly condemns the systematic and ongoing violations of religious freedom, including prolonged detention, torture, and executions based primarily or entirely upon the religion of theaccused, especially for religious minorities such as protestant Christians. WEA notes that the constitutio

WEA N. American Council member, Dr. Joel Hunter, appointed to President Obama’s Advisory Council

Feb 11, 2009

Dr. Joel C. Hunter, a member of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) North American Council, was appointed to President Barack Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships on Thursday, February 5.

WEA announces the new International Council officers

Nov 27, 2008

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce the new members of WEA International Council for the positions of Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer for 2008-2014.Rev. Dr. Sang-Bok David Kim was named Chairman, the position previously served by Rev. Ndaba Mazabane, who will

WEA Accepts Call to Action on HIV

Nov 27, 2008

Micah Network's Global HIV Consultation on Churches Living With HIV held a meeting in Pattaya, Thailand October 21-24, 2008 which challenged the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) to take action on HIV. On the consultation's final day the “HIV - Call to Action” document was affirmed by the