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Policy Brief on Behalf of the Yezidi Refugees in Turkey

Oct 8, 2015

 In August of 2014, through the sacrificial efforts of Kurdish fighters and American air support, somewhere between 200,000 and 400,000 Yezidi Kurdish women, children and men were rescued from Mount Sinjar. Some came to Turkey. The Story In July ISIS fighters had killed, captured and

On the Grand Idea of Human Rights

Oct 1, 2015

(Bonn, 01.10.2015) Human rights: They should serve a unifying function, but instead they unleash intense discussi

WEA Establishes Special Task Force on Refugee Crisis to Coordinate Global and Grassroots Response

Sep 27, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has established a special task force on the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East. Focused on facilitating a coordinated response from the global to the grass roots level, the task force will strengthen the collaboration between various Evangelical

WEA Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group Holds Second Meeting; Provides Feedback to Wycliffe and SIL on Bible Translation Guidelines

Sep 22, 2015

The Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group, a group of independent experts facilitated by the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), provided additional feedback to Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International at a recent meeting concerning technical guidelines for Bible translators. Formed in Ap

Xenophobia, Hospitality, and the Refugee Crisis in Europe

Sep 22, 2015

Some 15 years ago I gave a lecture in a church in Moravia (Eastern Czech Republic) about the importance of hospitality for people who want to become Christian leaders. After considering Titus 1:8, that an elder must be hospitable, we read other relevant biblical texts, such as 1 Peter 4:9 &l

WEA Sees Business World as Strategic for Spreading the Gospel

Sep 17, 2015

At the invitation of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) a 'Strategic Business Consultation' took place on 28th-29th of August in Amsterdam, where a deeper strategic cooperation between business leaders, churches and business ministries was agreed. Participants from New Zealand,

Opening of the new Armenian Genocide Museum in Byblos

Sep 3, 2015

(Bonn, 01.09.2015) On the occasion of the opening of the new Genocide Museum in Byblos, Lebanon and the official centennial commemoration of the Armenian genocide held by the Armenian Orthodox Church, the World Evangelical Alliance assured the gathering of patriarchs and leaders of churches from

WEA RLC Research & Analysis Report: Indonesia’s Flawed Approach to Check Islamist Extremism

Aug 31, 2015

When Indonesian President Joko Widodo took office one year ago this month, there were high hopes that his government would check Islamist extremist violence. However, President Jokowi, as he is affectionately known, is yet to prove that he has the ability to meet that expectation. Jokowi does

WEA Ambassador for Refugees Visits Refugee Camp in Turkey

Aug 28, 2015

An Iraqi Yazidi refugee boy listens as refugee men tell their tales of suffering IAFR President (Tom Albinson) visited a camp in southeast Turkey that hosts 4,000 refugees from Iraq. The people are all from the Yazidi minority ethnic group. They fled to Turkey in August 2014 to escape atta

The Holy Land: A Church Overcoming Borders

Aug 20, 2015

Last month, I led a delegation of evangelical leaders to the Holy Land: Israel and the Palestinian Territories (PT), and I want to share with you impressions and insights from our trip that will inform your prayers for our brothers and sisters in Christ in that region.