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WEA Expresses Concern Over Attacks on Muslims in Sri Lanka, Calls for Prayers

May 14, 2019

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) expresses its deep concern over the recent escalation of tensions in Sri Lanka and the violence targeting Muslim communities. Bp Efraim Tendero, Secretary General and CEO of the WEA, said: “After the tragic and senseless bombings targeting Christians on Easter Su

Leader of Bombed Evangelical Church in Sri Lanka Offers Forgiveness to Attackers

Apr 26, 2019

In a press release earlier today, the Evangelical Alliance of the United Kingdom (EAUK) highlighted a brief video interview with the pastor of Zion Church, which was one of the targets of the Easter Sunday bombings. The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) would like to give greater exposure to the movi

WEA Condemns Coward Bombings, Mourns Lives Lost in Easter Sunday Attacks in Sri Lanka

Apr 21, 2019

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) condemns in strongest terms the coward series of bombings on multiple churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on this Easter Sunday with the death toll currently passing 200 and many more reported injured.

WEA Expresses Concern over Bulgaria Draft Law Jeopardizing Religious Freedom

Nov 8, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) expresses concerns over the current draft law put forward by Bulgaria’s parliament aiming at amending the Religious Denominations Act. If approved in its current form, it threatens to force evangelical churches and institutions to close or face unbearable and dis

WEA Calls for Prayer for Leah Sharibu, Challenges Nigerian Government to Do More to See Her Freed

Oct 30, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) together with the Association of Evangelicals in Africa (AEA) and the Nigeria Evangelical Fellowship (NEF) calls for prayer for Leah Sharibu, a Christian girl who has been held hostage by Boko Haram since the beginning of the year. They also urge the Nigerian gov

WEA Expresses Sorrow Over Attack on Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Calls for Prayer for Affected Families

Oct 29, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) expresses its sorrow over the tragic event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where a gunman killed eleven worshippers in a Synagogue. Bp Efraim Tendero, Secretary General & CEO of WEA, issued the following statement:

WEA Secretary General Meets United Nations’ Head António Guterres in New York

Sep 6, 2018

World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Secretary General Bp Efraim Tendero met with United Nations (UN) Secretary General António Guterres at the UN Headquarters in New York to talk about their shared concern for human rights, religious liberty and social issues. Serving some 600 million evangelicals in m

Rev. Raymond Swatkowski Appointed as WEA Deputy Secretary General for Operations

Aug 21, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce that Rev. Raymond Swatkowski has been appointed as its Deputy Secretary General for Operations as of September 1, 2018. In his new role, he will work out of WEA’s Wheaton office and oversee all the operational functions, including administr

WEA Announces New Members of Its International Council

Jul 24, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce the names of the new members of its International Council (IC). Nominated and affirmed by its regional and national Evangelical Alliance members in an electronic election, the IC will serve as WEA’s governing board until the upcoming Genera

“I Was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me” - Participate in #WorldRefugeeSunday on June 17th and 24th

May 22, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) invites churches to participate in the upcoming World Refugee Sunday on June 17 and 24 and be inspired to action by Jesus’ parable of welcoming the stranger. Together with the Refugee Highway Partnership and many other contributors, WEA has prepared a rich resour