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Global Evangelical Leaders Welcome Paris Climate Agreement as Historic Accomplishment

Dec 18, 2015

New York, NY - December 18, 2015 The World Evangelical Alliance's (WEA) Creation Care Task Force together with the Lausanne Creation Care Network, Tearfund, A Rocha International, and many other evangelical organizations were present at the 21st Conference of the Parties t

Staying ‘safe’ this Christmas

Dec 9, 2015

Christmas in TV adverts is a time to be with smiling family and friends, and to relax in Santa hats, sharing carefully chosen gifts. And it is tempting to yearn for a ‘safe’ celebration of tinsel, home cooked food and generosity where you don’t have to deal with outsiders or difficult issues; whe

Faith for the Climate: Hope into Action in Paris and beyond

Dec 8, 2015

  As the COP21 Conference enters it’s second week, Bishop Efraim M. Tendero The Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance reflects on his time at the conference and the role the global church can play in this issue going forward. We came from 195 c

WEA RLC Advocacy and the Biblical Theology of Persecution Training Seminar

Dec 3, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal August 25 – 27, 2015 Introduction WEA RLC’s annual national training is designed to prepare Christians in restricted nations to face persecution. As such, the training aims to educate Christians on the biblical theology of persecution, equip them to b

Human Rights are firmly anchored in the DNA of the Christian Faith

Nov 30, 2015

  Bonner Querschnitte A Report of the International Communications Team of the Global Christian Forum

The Soul Beneath Our Skin

Nov 25, 2015

Today (November 25th) is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Not exactly a day to ‘celebrate’ so much as to lament, that all round the world, women live with abuse and girls grow up in fear. In some cultures, women are still seen as inferior in intelligence and stren

WEA Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Paris and Beirut, Calls Churches to Pray for France and Lebanon

Nov 14, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is grieved by the multiple attacks in Paris and Beirut that reportedly took some 170 innocent lives and wounded many more. Bp Efraim Tendero, Secretary General of the WEA, said: “We condemn these coward acts of terrorism in the strongest terms and express our dee

Historic Gathering of Global Christian Leaders Urges Churches and Governments to Address Growing Concern for Persecution of Christians

Nov 13, 2015

In response to increasing 'discrimination, persecution and violence' against Christian communities around the world, a historic consultation of Christian leaders has called on churches globally to pray, support and be in solidarity with those suffering persecution due to their faith. An initiative o

Join the WEA CCTF at COP21 in Paris

Nov 9, 2015

This December the global evangelical creation care community will be gathering in Paris for the UN’s climate negitiations, otherwise known as COP21.  Activites have been planned by the French Evangelical Alliance and a consortium of groups, including a one-day conference on climat

WEA Refugee Task Force Calls for Prayer and Support for Local Churches Serving Refugees at the Front Lines

Oct 27, 2015

The Refugee Task Force of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) calls on churches and believers to pray for and support local churches that are serving refugees in camps and other places along migration routes. From the beginning, churches have been providing for refugees’ physical, emotional and spi