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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

New Chairman for WEA Theological Commission

Nov 25, 2008

The WEA Theological Commission has appointed Dr Justin Thacker, Head of Theology for the Evangelical Alliance of the UK as its new chairman. Dr Thacker replaces Dr Rolf Hille who stepped down at the annual TC meeting held in Bangkok Thailand in October 2008. Dr Hille, who is Rector of Albrecht Be

World Evangelical Alliance closes with major statements and commitment to world evangelisation

Oct 31, 2008

The World Evangelical Alliance General Assembly came to a close on Thursday after five days of intensive discussion to plan out the way forward in world evangelisation. More than 500 senior evangelical leaders gathered for the assembly in Pattaya, Thailand from 25 to 30 October 2008. On Wed

World Evangelical Alliance commissions new leaders in poverty and religious liberty

Oct 28, 2008

Contact Information: Maria Mackay, Press Secretary. E-mail: maria.mackay@christiantoday.com The World Evangelical Alliance has commissioned two new leaders to take forward its work in the areas of poverty and religious liberty. The Rev Dr Joel Edwards, former head of the Evangelica