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WEA Ambassador for Refugees Visits Refugee Camp in Turkey

Aug 28, 2015

An Iraqi Yazidi refugee boy listens as refugee men tell their tales of suffering IAFR President (Tom Albinson) visited a camp in southeast Turkey that hosts 4,000 refugees from Iraq. The people are all from the Yazidi minority ethnic group. They fled to Turkey in August 2014 to escape atta

The Holy Land: A Church Overcoming Borders

Aug 20, 2015

Last month, I led a delegation of evangelical leaders to the Holy Land: Israel and the Palestinian Territories (PT), and I want to share with you impressions and insights from our trip that will inform your prayers for our brothers and sisters in Christ in that region.

Sorrow and Blood awarded for excellence at International Christian Book Fair

Aug 20, 2015

  PRESS RELEASE Sorrow and Blood awarded for excellence at International Christian Book Fair August 2015 The Brazilian version of the WEA MC Publication Sorrow and Blood, Sangue, Sofrimento e Fé, was presented at the International Christian Book Fair (FLIC) in S&a

Central African Republic’s Religious Leaders Receive Prestigious Honor

Aug 19, 2015

One afternoon on December 10, 2013, a group of young men from Lakounga, a suburb in the Central African Republic’s (CAR) capital, Bangui, sought out to destroy neighboring shops owned by Muslims. Upon hearing of the attack, one of the local parish’s Catholic priests countered the adol

WEA Submits Brief on the Evangelical Community and Humanitarian Development to United Nations World Humanitarian Summit

Aug 19, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) in collaboration with several of its global partners participated in the preparation for the United Nations’ (UN) World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) by submitting a comprehensive paper on ‘the unique and essential role of the evangelical community in

Executive Director of WEA Religious Liberty Commission Awarded Honorary Title in Sri Lanka

Aug 17, 2015

Rev. Godfrey Yogarajah, Executive Director of the Religious Liberty Commission (RLC) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and General Secretary of the National Christian Evangelical Alliance in Sri Lanka (NCEASL), was conferred the national honorary title of “Deshamanya” by the government of Sri

Amanda Advocates: Stained-Glass Ceilings

Aug 17, 2015

I want to wage a campaign against sloppy Biblical understanding, especially when it comes to stories about women. The narrative tends to be hackneyed and stresses ‘feminine’ qualities like beauty, humility and caring service. We miss out on the richness of complexity when we praise Ru

Amanda Jackson, Executive Director of WEA Women's Commission, interviewed by RHEMA

Aug 13, 2015

Amanda Jackson is the executive director of the Women's Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance and talks to Andrew Urquhart about the role of women within the christian community and how that looks from different cultural point of views.      

International Youth Day: The global church takes up the challenge to reach this generation for Christ

Aug 12, 2015

  These are days of unprecedented challenges and opportunities for the global church to serve young people with the love of Christ. In recognition of this overthe past three years a strategic partnership has begun taking shape between a wide range of global and regional youth mi

WEA RLC Research & Analysis Report: Saving Christians from Islamic State in the Middle East

Jul 3, 2015

Christians are one of the primary civilian targets of the Islamic State terror group, which has threatened to eradicate minorities from within the territories it controls and beyond, even as the Christian population in the Middle East has been on a steep decline. Most recently, Islamic State, which