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WEA Welcomes Appointment of Mr. António Guterres as UN Secretary General Designate

Oct 13, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomes today’s appointment of Mr. António Guterres as Secretary General Designate of the United Nations (UN). Serving a constituency of some 600 million evangelicals around the world, the WEA is committed to continuing to work with the UN on a wide range of iss

WEA Expands Leadership Structure, Appoints New Leaders to Prepare for Future Growth

Oct 8, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomes three new leaders to its Executive Team and announces further appointments to strengthen its peace and reconciliation as well as disaster response ministry work. The expansion comes in the context of WEA’s growth over the last years and recent structural

WEA Mission Commission Appoints Rev. David Ruiz as its New Executive Director

Sep 29, 2016

The Global Leadership Council (GLC) of the World Evangelical Alliance's Mission Commission (MC) is pleased to announce that Rev. David Ruiz has been appointed as new Executive Director of the MC. He succeeds Dr. Bertil Ekström who has led the MC for the past ten years and is passing on the leadershi

Women, work and worth by Amanda Jackson

Sep 20, 2016

And if you look at media aimed at women, you’d think money was only good for spending on personal indulgences. Saving? Wise management? Don’t worry your blonde-highlighted head about that. But women and men need to be wise about money, so we can have enough for our needs, be content with all we have

Brazil - A New Force in Mission by Brian Stiller

Sep 20, 2016

Brazil, a country of over one hundred and fifty languages among 450 tribes gives up stories of heroic proportion, missionaries who have given life and limb to reach back into the upstream of culture, living in primitive circumstances all to first create written form of local languages and dialects,

WEA RLC Research & Analysis Report: What’s Nepal’s Problem with Religious Freedom?

Sep 20, 2016

Eight Christians were recently arrested on charges of seeking to convert students at schools by distributing a booklet on the life of Jesus, which is Nepal’s first case related to practice of religion since the nation adopted a new constitution last year to complete its transition from a Hindu monar

You Are Invited to Help Influence Urban History

Sep 19, 2016

We are living in decisive times for the future of our urban world and the health and integrity of God’s creation. These two realities - cities and towns in the next 20-30 years growing from 50 % of the worlds population to 75% living in urbanism areas, and the integrity of the worlds ecosystems that

Join the Global Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation 2016

Aug 31, 2016

We encourage you to personally pray for the care of creation on September 1st. Organize a prayer meeting focused on creation care at your church, in your small group, or just among a few friends. If you are not able to lead a group or join a group, share specific creation care needs and concerns wit

Prolific UN Special Rapporteur for Religious Freedom or Belief Ends Final Mandate

Aug 17, 2016

In June a new United Nations Special Rapporteur for Religious Freedom or Belief has been appointed to succeed Prof. Dr. Heiner Bielefeldt. We want to use this opportunity to look back on his mandate and to appreciate his action for the benefit of freedom of conscience and religion.

Caring for the Vulnerable - by Bishop Efraim Tendero

Jul 20, 2016

In order to care for the vulnerable, we have to start with the biblical basis for caring for those who are suffering or disadvantaged. Here’s what we learn from the book of Isaiah: