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An answer to Why in Africa? - by Dr Brian Stiller

Jan 31, 2017

He was the first black person I had ever met. I was a Canadian teenager and it was Sunday night church: time for the sermon. A tall, poised black preacher stood and began to speak. He had a deep, South African accent and flowing rhetoric, rich in vocabulary. I had never heard such preaching. It was

WEA Issues Call to Welcome Refugees

Jan 29, 2017

In light of recent developments related to the ongoing global refugee crisis, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is issuing the following ‘Call to Welcome Refugees’: We wholeheartedly affirm the clear teaching of the Holy Bible that the people of God are called by God to ‘love’ and ‘welcome’ the f

Biblical Complementarity is Key: 82 European Evangelical Theologians Meet in ‘Lutherstadt’ Wittenberg

Jan 26, 2017

(Bonn, 04.10.2016) “Many Biblical topics and questions have two sides which are equally important – at this point I like to use the term ‘complementarity.’ Many historical or present day theological debates have arisen or arise solely because the parties to the debate emphasize one of the sides reve

IIRF Responds to Defacing of Mosques in Cape Town: Desecration of Religious Buildings Violates Religious Freedom

Jan 13, 2017

As has been widely reported in both the international and regional media, two mosques were recently desecrated in South Africa. As the False Bay Echo (January 12, 2017) reports, “In the first incident on Saturday night, January 7, a raw pig’s snout was placed in the gate of the Noorul Islam Simon’s

Christmas Brings Good News to our Troubled World

Dec 19, 2016

In Psalm 23, David reminds us that even in our darkest hours, God is with us to comfort and to guide. The words of the psalmist came true in a most remarkable and amazing way. Many years later, through the cry of baby Jesus – a descendant of David – God broke into the darkness of a world caught up i

WEA Condemns Bombing Targeting Coptic Christians in Egypt

Dec 14, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) condemns the devastating and senseless act of violence targeting the Church of St Peter and St Paul, located next to St Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, the main Coptic Church in central Cairo on Sunday, December 11.

World Economic Forum sees a Greater Role of Faith & Religion

Nov 9, 2016

(Geneva) In an extraordinary symposium on Oct 31st, the World Economic Forum highlighted the growing importance of faith and religion as one of the global trends that will have a major influence on social developments in the future.

When a Pope Understands Luther Better than Many Protestants Do

Nov 9, 2016

I have often referred to the signing of the document “Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World” by the Vatican, the World Council of Churches, and the World Evangelical Alliance in 2011 as a crucial event in the history of the church. Now I was allowed to witness another event in Lund of at leas

A Trip to the Grey Zones between Ukraine and Russia - by Dr. David Boan

Nov 9, 2016

Our team from ICR, WEA, Wheaton College Humanitarian Disaster Institute and REALIS arrived in Slavyansk after a five hour train ride from Kyiv. Our aim was to learn about the conditions in villages near the “gray zones” so that we would be better prepared to support churches, students, chaplains an

Global Evangelical Leaders Welcome UN Habitat's New Urban Agenda Agreement as an Historic Accomplishment

Nov 9, 2016

The Lausanne/WEA Creation Care Network (LWCCN) together with Micah Global-International Society for Urban Mission (ISUM), the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), and many other evangelical organizations were present at the United Nation’s Habitat III conference to raise an evangelica