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Is Islam Compatible with Western Civilization?

Jul 6, 2017

Vague hopes and generalizations are insufficient with regard to the compatibility of Islam with Western civilization and its institutions, one of the most crucial theological questions of our time. Careful research makes it possible to articulate definitions and distinctions which give clear and dif

When Tolerance Is Not OK - by Amanda Jackson

Jul 6, 2017

In most democracies we proudly proclaim that we are tolerant societies – willing to see the other’s point of view, wanting to reach out to those who are different, not judging.

WEA Publishes Global Declarations on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Human Rights

Jun 23, 2017

The World Evangelical Alliance published a compendium with 19 global declarations on freedom of religion or belief and human rights in its Global Issues Series. The book is available in bookstores, but there also is a free pdf available on the web.

WEA Pilots Fellowship of Emerging Leaders Program at the Evangelical Center

Jun 22, 2017

At the beginning of this month, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) kicked off the pilot run of its Fellowship of Emerging Leaders (FEL) program hosted at the Evangelical Center in Dover, New York. The 12-week program that runs from June 6 to August 25 will equip younger leaders from different coun

A Prayer for World Refugee Day

Jun 20, 2017

On this World Refugee Day, we call upon those who follow Jesus to set aside 6 ½ minutes to pray for the 65.6 million forcibly displaced men, women and children in the world. Perhaps you could join us in praying the following prayer:

The "House Church" Phenomenon - by Dr Brian Stiller

Jun 20, 2017

My host touched the ‘down’ button in the elevator of a high-rise apartment. Its door opened and we stepped out into underground parking. We maneuvered around cars and crates in the musty and dark basement. Then to my surprise, I saw through an ajar door a red cross with children’s toys scattered ab

WEA RLC Research & Analysis Report: Stakes are Global in Decline of Pluralism in Indonesia

Jun 15, 2017

The sentencing of Jakarta’s former governor, Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, a Christian and ethnic Chinese, to two years in prison for alleged blasphemy is a cause for serious concern not only for religious minorities and tolerant Muslims in the archipelago, but also in the global fight against terr

WEA Holds Associate Member Consultation in Kona, Hawaii to Strengthen Collaboration

Jun 8, 2017

Hosted by Youth With A Mission’s (YWAM) University of Nations in Kona, Hawaii, leaders of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) have met together with representatives of Associate and Church Network members to hear about their ministries and explore ways to strengthen collaboration. It was the first

WEA Geneva UN Liaison Office Searches for New Advocacy Officer

May 31, 2017

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is looking for a full-time Advocacy Officer – ideally from the Global South – to become part of the WEA Geneva UN Liaison team. The role will be key to accomplishing a new step in the team’s mission that started in 2012. The goal of the Geneva office is to streng

False Facts - by Amanda Jackson

May 24, 2017

False facts and half truths can make us unreasonably fearful. They make us suspicious and guilty. And women are specially prone to guilt.