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Faith Groups Gather to Discuss Children on the Move

Oct 16, 2018

This week a diverse group of organisations will come together for a forum at the Jesuit Curia in Rome where they will discuss how faith leaders can work together to end violence against children on the move.

Schirrmacher thanks 40.000 Ahmadiyya Muslims for the Engagement for Religious Freedom

Oct 16, 2018

WEA Associate Secretary General for Theological Concerns and Director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF), Professor Thomas Schirrmacher, thanked the 40.000 participants of the Ahmadiyya Jalsa Salana in Karlsruhe, the yearly meeting of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat in Germany f

IDOP: The Global Church: Persecuted But Still Growing

Oct 16, 2018

In just over a month Christians around the world will unite in prayer for fellow believers who are persecuted for, simply, following Jesus. This international day of prayer, which is commonly known as IDOP, is being supported by the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), a global ministry that helps Chri

World Evangelical Alliance Head: Evangelicalism Needs to Be 'Reclaimed' in Trump Era

Oct 11, 2018

The head of the World Evangelical Alliance said that it is "unfortunate" that the term "evangelical" has taken on a more political meaning in the United States and argued that it must be "reclaimed."

WEA Deputy Secretary General for Operations Visits Dover to Meet Staff, Discuss General Assembly Planning and Strategic Priorities

Oct 8, 2018

Recently appointed Deputy Secretary General for Operations Rev. Raymond Swatkowski visited the Evangelical Center in Dover, NY earlier this week to personally meet with operations staff for the first time and use the opportunity to get to know two of WEA’s partner organizations. The two intense but

Executive Committee of WEA’s International Council Holds First Meeting, Discusses Strategy and Future Plans

Sep 27, 2018

On September 15-16, the Executive Committee of the recently elected International Council (IC) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) held its first in-person meeting together with the Secretary General and his two Deputies at the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism in Wheaton, IL.

Taking Responsibility as Evangelical Investors: WEA Discusses Faith-Based Investment Guidelines

Sep 21, 2018

(Bonn, 21.09.2018) In advance of the Christian Economic Forum, the World Evangelical Alliance’s Business Coalition gathered a group of Christian financial leaders in St. Moritz (Switzerland) in order to strategise and discuss faith-based investment guidelines from an evangelical point of view.

WEA International Council Elects Additional Co-Opted Members, Appoints Chairman and Other Officers

Sep 13, 2018

During its first virtual meeting, the newly elected International Council (IC) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) elected two women leaders as co-opted IC members, strengthening its diversity and range of expertise. It also appointed Rev. Dr. Goodwill Shana as its Chairman, Rev. Dr. Frank Hinke

WEA Secretary General Meets United Nations’ Head António Guterres in New York

Sep 6, 2018

World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Secretary General Bp Efraim Tendero met with United Nations (UN) Secretary General António Guterres at the UN Headquarters in New York to talk about their shared concern for human rights, religious liberty and social issues. Serving some 600 million evangelicals in m

Rev. Raymond Swatkowski Appointed as WEA Deputy Secretary General for Operations

Aug 21, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce that Rev. Raymond Swatkowski has been appointed as its Deputy Secretary General for Operations as of September 1, 2018. In his new role, he will work out of WEA’s Wheaton office and oversee all the operational functions, including administr