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Easter Greeting: The Risen Christ Gives Us Comfort

Apr 2, 2015

Last Wednesday, I presided the funeral service of a close family friend, whom I also regard as my own mother. At the funeral, I shared the comforting truth from God’s Word, taken from 1 Thessalonians 4:13-17, wherein the Apostle Paul asked the people to comfort one another in the midst of grief and

WEA TC Chair Thomas Schirrmacher Endorses Upcoming “A. D.” Series

Apr 2, 2015

The executive producer Mark Burnett invited a small group of Christian leaders to be the first outside of NBC to see the first episode of the 12 part “A.D.” series, the follow up of “The Bible”. To produce the first series “The Bible,” purely to be used by secular TV programs was a great risk, but i

WEA RLC Research & Anaysis Report: Lebanon’s Sectarianism Recipe for Religious Freedom Disaster

Mar 26, 2015

The protracted presidential vacuum in Lebanon reveals how sectarian politics has turned as a result of the conflict in neighboring Syria, and should serve as a warning for those who care for stability and religious freedom in this Middle Eastern nation.

Introducing a New Book that Gives a Global Perspective on Christ-Centered Generosity

Mar 19, 2015

A Christian leader remarked recently that, “a wave is swelling....I hear people speaking of living generously at every turn.” We see this wave moving across the world. Generosity was a key theme at the Kingdom Advisors conference from 18-20 February 2015 in Orlando, USA. Most every speaker mentioned

Freedom of Religion is the Unloved Step Child among Human Rights

Mar 16, 2015

The Director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom, Thomas Schirrmacher, gave a guest lecture entitled “Religious Freedom as a Threatened Human Right in Worldwide Perspective: The Major Factors in the Growing Assault on Religious Freedom,” in the prestigious Tübingen University “Clash

WEA Leadership Meets with UN Secretary General to Discuss Partnership on Issues of Common Concern

Mar 12, 2015

In the first week of his tenure, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Bishop Efraim Tendero met with United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters in New York to discuss ways to strengthen partnership on issues of common concern. Bishop Tendero affirme

A Kitten! and International Women's Day

Mar 6, 2015

It is said that International Women's Day ranges from small, random, informal gatherings to large, highly organized events. How can highly organized events faithfully reflect the random informal gatherings? When the small, random and informal become the voices of women who ring our conscience, then

WEA Geneva Liaison Office Publishes First Brochure on Human Rights and Rule of Law

Feb 25, 2015

In his book ‘The Origins of Politics’, renowned political scientist Francis Fukuyama puts forward that of all elements of modern nations just legal institutions are the hardest to achieve. Perhaps people only realize that this is true in times and places where they are lacking. The United Nations (U

WEA RLC Research & Analysis Report: Obama Sifted Wheat from Chaff as He Called for Religious Freedom in India

Feb 24, 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama’s three days of diplomacy in India last week demonstrated not only Washington’s pursuit of strategic interests but also its proactive disassociation from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist agenda.

WEA Secretary General Inaugurated at International Leadership Forum in Honduras

Feb 19, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) inaugurated its new Secretary General Bishop Efraim Tendero at its International Leadership Forum (ILF) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Evangelical leaders from over 40 different countries from every region prayed for Tendero and welcomed him as the new leader of the W