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A Pastor with a Vision as Big as His Heart - Dispatch from Mozambique

Jun 3, 2014

An hour out of Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, we pulled off the highway onto a trail which looked impassable. The local pastor, riding his All Terrain Vehicle (ATV), guided us through a maze of huts, open fields and bleating goats into a courtyard. We climbed out of the truck and came face to fa

‘Edinburgh 2010’ Introduces Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Series

May 30, 2014

The Edinburgh 2010 Council that organized the centennial celebration of the Edinburgh 1910 conference introduces the ‘Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Series’ as the most important and major step in following up on the conference four years ago. The Mission Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance (WE

WEA Mission Commission Concludes Global Consultation, Sends ‘Letter from Smyrna’ to the Global Church

May 23, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance Mission Commission (WEA MC) concluded its 13th Global Consultation in Izmir, Turkey. The triennial gathering held from May 12-16 brought together 210 missional leaders from 50 nations to focus on the theme ‘Gospel – Church – Witness’. One of the resulting documents is

EXPOSED Campaign: UK Politicians United against Global Corruption

May 21, 2014

Members of Parliament representing all major parties gave support this week to ending corrupt practices that steal $1 trillion from the global economy every year. The politicians gathered for a photo shoot in the Great Hall of Westminster six months ahead of a key gathering of world leaders at the G

An untold story behind Mandela - Dispatch from South Africa by Brian Stiller

May 20, 2014

I stood in the cell where Nelson Mandela spent eighteen of his twenty-seven imprisoned years. While it now appeared unremarkable, it still seemed somewhat hallowed. As we walked about Robben Island, just off the South African coast near Cape Town, I tried to imagine Mandela’s feelings and to hear

WEA Mission Commission: Unique 13th Global Consultation in Turkey Concluded

May 20, 2014

The 13th Global Consultation of the World Evangelical Alliance Mission Commission, held from 12 - 17 May in Izmir (Turkey) has just been concluded. The consultation saw more than 50 nations represented by 210 leaders come together in the geographic proximity of the Seven Churches of Revelation to di

WEA Religious Liberty Commission: Death Sentence for Sudanese Pregnant Woman is Miscarriage of Justice

May 16, 2014

The sentencing to death of an eight month-pregnant Christian woman for her alleged conversion from Islam, and to 100 lashes for having relations with her husband, is blatant violation of not only international human rights laws and Sudan’s own constitution, but also Islam and Sharia, WEA-RLC asserts

Global Generosity Network - Resources Update April 2014

May 15, 2014

Greetings from the Global Generosity Network, the initiative that facilitates stewardship, generosity, giving and fund mobilisation among Christians. I posted a number of exciting new resources on websites that I believe will be useful to reach our vision of a global Christian culture of Biblical st

WEA Calls for Prayer for Abducted Girls in Nigeria

May 14, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) calls for prayer for the more than 200 girls who were abducted by Boko-Haram, a militant Islamist group, on April 14 in northern Nigeria. The incident marks the latest in a series of attacks against the education of girls over the past decades.

WEA Ambassador for Human Rights Elected as President of the International Society for Human Rights

May 12, 2014

The International Council of the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) elected Thomas Schirrmacher, the Ambassador for Human Rights of the World Evangelical Alliance and renowned German human rights activist, as its new president at its two-day session in Bonn, Germany. ISHR has active branc