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WEA Human Rights Ambassador speaks with the Muslim President of Albania about the situation of Christians in his country

Mar 24, 2014 by Thomas Schirrmacher

The Ambassador for Human Rights of the World Evangelical Alliance and Director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom presented the concerns of Christians in a one-hour meeting with the Muslim President of Albania, Bujar Faik Nishani. Schirrmacher thanked the president and the Albanian

Haiti, a Place of Wide Gaps

Mar 6, 2014 by Brian C. Stiller

Few countries display such extremes, from pervasive poverty to stores with most anything one could want; from literacy rates of fifty-five percent to the well educated; from curious and troubling religious practices to the inspirational and rigorous. Haiti can be breathtaking in its beauty, yet trou

Martin Bucer Seminary: European School of Theology and Research Institutes

Feb 8, 2014 by Thomas Schirrmacher

“for the equipping of the saints for the work of service,
to the building up of the body of Christ; …” (Ephesians 4:12) 1. What Do We Want Martin Bucer Seminary To Be? “Many German seminaries are becoming increasingly irrelevant to ministry. Either they emphasize ‘practical theology’ at the ex

Dispatch from the Czech Republic

Feb 5, 2014 by Brian C. Stiller

The “Velvet Revolution” of 1989 ended 41 years of Communist rule in Czechoslovakia, transforming it into a parliamentary republic. Václav Havel, a hero and playwright was installed as president of this country that chose to divide into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. This nonviolent overthrow was r

Evangelical Ideas in the Propositions of the Vatican Synod

Feb 4, 2014 by Thomas Schirrmacher

The Pope and the World Synod of the Catholic Church invited the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) to present their view of “Evangelism” on the occasion of the 50th jubilee of Vatican II and the synod’s topic “The new evangelisation”. Therefore the Theological Commission of WEA developed a statement “

What is the World Evangelical Alliance doing to combat the restrictions on religious freedom?

Jan 30, 2014 by Thomas Schirrmacher

An Interview with Thomas Schirrmacher after testifying in the Swedish Parlament by the magazine ‘Eins’ (‘One’) EINS: What is the World Evangelical Alliance doing to combat the restrictions on religious freedom around the world? The question is sufficient to fill a special issue from cover to cover,

Why Christians are Opposed to Quran Burning

Jan 25, 2014 by Thomas Schirrmacher

Dear fellow Christians, virtually all more than 2 billion Christians are against burning Qurans, bit some individuals feel called by God to do so. Please pray that they do not succeed and speak out against their ideas whenever they are made public. Below you will find some reaons, why burning Qurans

Global Ambassador Report 2014

Jan 15, 2014 by Brian C. Stiller

What country can boast of being one of the most Christian?

Jan 13, 2014 by Brian C. Stiller

No country boasts of being more “Christian” than Greece. Not only is Greece totally defined as Christian it is most difficult to socially navigate if you aren’t just Christian, but Greek Orthodox. A professor, a publicly admitted communist said, “Of course we are all Christian. You can hardly regist

WEA Ambassador for Human Rights issues appeal on behalf of persecuted Coptic Christians at the installation of a new Coptic bishop in Europe

Dec 27, 2013 by Thomas Schirrmacher

(Bonner Querschnitte No 263) The Ambassador for Human Rights of the World Evangelical Alliance, Thomas Schirrmacher, attended the installation of the new Coptic bishop in the German state of Hessen as the only ecumenical participant. In his speech during the worship service, immediately after the in