According to the BBC, three times more women in the UK entered training to become nuns last year than 5 years ago. The actual numbers are small – 45 compared with 15 in 2009, but it’s still worth noting this faith choice that is also a lifestyle revolution.
WEA Secretary General Sends Open Letter to Old Oriental Churches and Christians in Commemoration of Armenian Genocide in 1915Apr 23, 2015
World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Secretary General Bp Efraim Tendero sent an open letter to old oriental church leaders and Christians, affirming that WEA’s constituency of some 600 million evangelicals will join the global 100-years commemoration of the genocide of the Armenian people that began on
The capsizing of a boat carrying an estimated 850 desperate men, women and children from Libya to the shores of Southern Europe has once again put the dangerous human migration route across the Mediterranean into the public spotlight. Only 28 lives were rescued.
In its newest IIRF report, the director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher describes the present day discrimination of Armenians in Turkey today. Schirrmacher: “Turkey does not only deny the genocide among the Armenians or the fact that we again ar
The Turkish government always gives new, different, and sometimes conflicting reasons why the genocide of the Armenians, the Syro-Arameans, and Pontic Greeks was not really genocide. The four most important are (A. through D.): A. There was a lack of intention and planning: most of the Armenians who
Today people around the world celebrate Earth Day. For Christians, however, I consider the last day of Holy Week, that is Resurrection Sunday, to be our “earth day.” Why? Because as Paul tells us in Colossians 1:15-20 the day Christ burst from the tomb alive is the day God’s love, grace, and power
Since the terror attacks in Paris at the beginning of the year, themes such as the relation of foundational democratic values with religions, as well as religious fundamentalism and violence, have increasingly moved into the center of public discussion. In the framework of a public discussion in Bru
Interfaith Imperative Focuses on Ending Extreme Poverty; Church Asked to Understand God Loves the Whole WorldApr 17, 2015
An interfaith imperative that brings together over 30 leaders from major world religions, including the World Evangelical Alliance, has launched a call to action to end extreme poverty by 2030 and tackle issues such as climate change. "What does it mean for the Church to understand that God loves al
Mr. Johnnie Moore who is known as executive producer, faith leader, author and speaker has recently joined the North American Council (NAC) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA). Mr. Moore has been called one of the most influential young leaders in the world today, and he is numbered among Americ
WEA participates in ‘Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass’ Event: “There Is No Peace about Nuclear Weapons”Apr 13, 2015
On April 9, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) joined in a public panel discussion at the United Nations headquarters on ‘Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass.’ The event, co-sponsored by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See and the Global Security Institute, surveyed moral perspectives