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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

Schirrmacher: Martyrdom has to become a Part of Doctrine

Oct 26, 2015

Sant’Egidio campaigns against the Persecution of Christians at its International Meeting for Peace At the International Meeting for Peace organized by the Catholic community Sant’Egidio, one of the largest interreligious meetings for dialogue in the world with leaders of all world

Integral launches a new Disaster Response for East Africa food crisis

Oct 21, 2015

Immediate Release 12th October 2015 An Alert for an Integral Response was raised on 30th September 2015 for increasing food insecurity in East Africa, with Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan especially affected. Extreme weather patterns, caused by a particularly strong El Niño, are causing

Women’s Commission of WEA Sets out Bold Vision

Oct 20, 2015

Key women leaders representing churches across five continents have set out a global strategy for the next two years to promote women in leadership and to address key issues facing communities.

Genocide in the Near East - Declaration made at the Vatican Synod

Oct 19, 2015

Upon the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Vatican Synod, the World Evangelical Alliance’s representative at the Synod, Thomas Schirrmacher, has called upon the international Christian community to demonstrate more solidarity with persecuted Christians in the Middle East and around the world.

How to Deal with Refugees’ Plight in Europe?

Oct 19, 2015

Syrian refugees coming ashore on the Greek island of Lesbos   Academics are calling it Europe’s “migrant” crisis, and some sympathetic media are terming it as the continent’s “refugee” crisis, both focusing on the “problem” faced by Euro