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WEA Appreciates Marrakesh Declaration as Unified Effort to Fight Extremism and Violence

Feb 12, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) appreciates the unified effort of the respected scholars who have issued the Marrakesh Declaration, and their desire to fight extremism and violence as a crime against the whole of mankind.

Association of Protestant Churches in Turkey Publishes 2015 Human Rights Violations Report

Feb 4, 2016

The Association of Protestant Churches has published reports2 since 2007 which explain the situation of Protestant churches in Turkey. The Association of Protestant Churches gives importance to the freedom of religion and belief for all people everywhere, and makes an effort to ensure this b

Brunch is the new Communion

Jan 21, 2016

by Amanda Jackson, Executive Director, WEA Women's Commission At the beginning of a new year, I want to explore a big challenge for the Church – women, who have always been the backbone of church life, are slipping away. Why? And what can be done? We all know that men are g

Obama, Kerry Must Dissuade Laos from Curbing Religious Freedom

Jan 21, 2016

WEA-RLC Research and Analysis Report --- 01/2016 While U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to meet Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong on Jan. 25, Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit this Southeast Asian country later this year. Their visits are to back

WEA Inaugurates New Evangelical Center in Upstate New York to Serve the Global Church

Jan 16, 2016

Today, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) celebrated the opening of its new Evangelical Center in Dover, NY, with a ribbon cutting ceremony, inauguration service and dinner. The property that will host international conferences, meetings, and training programs is located in the vicinity of New Yor


Jan 7, 2016

ISIS WHAT IS IT? WHERE DID IT COME FROM? WHAT IS ITS INTENT? WHAT IS OUR RESPONSE?   (A Four Part Series) ISIS Part I What it is ISIS (Daesh)* is a flowering thorn attached to a stem and rooted in a life-sustaining soil. ISIS is the bloom; an extremis

A Christmas Message from the WEA

Dec 25, 2015

Imagine a band of people, caring for their sheep. The women in the tents with the children, the men, in shifts, taking care of the animals. The land is not very fertile at this time of year; the land is also occupied by foreign armies and there is a great deal of unrest and violence. This is the set

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