(Geneva) In an extraordinary symposium on Oct 31st, the World Economic Forum highlighted the growing importance of faith and religion as one of the global trends that will have a major influence on social developments in the future.
I have often referred to the signing of the document “Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World” by the Vatican, the World Council of Churches, and the World Evangelical Alliance in 2011 as a crucial event in the history of the church. Now I was allowed to witness another event in Lund of at leas
Our team from ICR, WEA, Wheaton College Humanitarian Disaster Institute and REALIS arrived in Slavyansk after a five hour train ride from Kyiv. Our aim was to learn about the conditions in villages near the “gray zones” so that we would be better prepared to support churches, students, chaplains an
It was love at first sight. Built around seven lakes, Hanoi’s French architecture tells of its colonial past; and food -- always, everywhere. Streets, narrow, lined with markets of all kinds. I especially noted meat stalls, workers with cleavers cutting meat or cleaning fish side by side to market g
The 14th Global Consultation of the World Evangelical Alliance Mission Commission recently took place in Panama, from 3 - 7 October 2016.
A thousand pastors and church leaders from China met on 27th Sept. in Jeju Island, an hour and a half flight south of Seoul, South Korea. This second conference of Mission China 2030 met in the Seong-Ahn Church. Pastors and mission leaders from all points in China, gathering under a vision best desc
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomes today’s appointment of Mr. António Guterres as Secretary General Designate of the United Nations (UN). Serving a constituency of some 600 million evangelicals around the world, the WEA is committed to continuing to work with the UN on a wide range of iss
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomes three new leaders to its Executive Team and announces further appointments to strengthen its peace and reconciliation as well as disaster response ministry work. The expansion comes in the context of WEA’s growth over the last years and recent structural
The Global Leadership Council (GLC) of the World Evangelical Alliance's Mission Commission (MC) is pleased to announce that Rev. David Ruiz has been appointed as new Executive Director of the MC. He succeeds Dr. Bertil Ekström who has led the MC for the past ten years and is passing on the leadershi
And if you look at media aimed at women, you’d think money was only good for spending on personal indulgences. Saving? Wise management? Don’t worry your blonde-highlighted head about that. But women and men need to be wise about money, so we can have enough for our needs, be content with all we have