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Venezuela: A Nation Stumbling to Collapse

Jun 10, 2016

What do you do when your country is in free fall? When lineups for basic foodstuffs wind around the block, and hours later when you get your turn, the shelves are bare? When the police stop you anywhere and everywhere, peering into your vehicle, checking your status? When homicides in the ca

Italian Ruling on Religious Discrimination Shows Importance of Global Institutions

Jun 10, 2016

The quest for religious freedom is often associated with authoritarian regimes but a recent case in Italy shows that in democracies people can also be persecuted for their beliefs. Like the former High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay used to say: “You can have rule of law and no h

Whatever happened to wearing Sunday best?

Jun 10, 2016

By Amanda Jackson, Executive Director WEA Women's Comission  When I was a girl (OK, it was a fair while ago) we all wore our best clothes to church. My mum made me a Sunday-best-dress – one for summer and one for winter all through my childhood. As the youngest of three g

WEA International Council Member Awarded Prestigious Caciques Crown of Honour in Guyana

May 31, 2016

Rev. Dr. John Oswald Smith, member of the International Council (IC) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and Chair of the Evangelical Association of the Caribbean (EAC), was awarded the prestigious Caciques Crown of Honor by the President of Guyana. He was honored for his ‘long and dedicated ser

Stories Make Life Richer

May 16, 2016

“If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” - Rudyard Kipling So you’ll be pleased to know that I am going to tell you two stories about remarkable women that I heard at the weekend. That makes them ‘herstories’, not histories.

Guest lecture in a Reformed flagship seminary

May 9, 2016

(Bonn, 07.04.2016) In a guest lecture at Westminster Theological Seminary, a Reformed flagship seminary in Philadelphia, Thomas Schirrmacher, the Chair of the Theological Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance, described and discussed landslide changes in the Catholic Church and in glo

WEA Grieves Untimely Passing of Enoch Sirikul, a Leader of the Evangelical Movement in Thailand

May 2, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) grieves the passing of Enoch Yuttasak Sirikul who died unexpectedly of a heart attack on April 29. Enoch who was only 59 years old served as Chairman of Thailand Campus Crusade for Christ and the Thailand Evangelism and Church Growth Committee and was consider

The Workplace: A Vital Arena for Spiritual Formation and Mission

Apr 25, 2016

Lausanne and WEA are partnering for stronger workplace engagement (Budapest) Participants from more than 20 countries attended the co-hosted Europe Eurasia Workplace Forum, April 08-10 in Budapest. There, the Lausanne Workplace Network and the Business Coalition of the World Evangelical

‘A clear evangelical identity strengthens our dialogue with society’

Apr 22, 2016

Efraim Tendero (World Evangelical Alliance) and Jaume Llenas (Spanish Evangelical Alliance) agree in their disapproval of ecumenism and emphasise mission: “If we stop sharing the gospel, we stop being evangelical Christians”. A second report from the 2016 Italian Evangelical Alliance

Landslide Changes in the Catholic Church and in Global Christianity

Apr 14, 2016

(Bonn, 07.04.2016) In a guest lecture at Westminster Theological Seminary, a Reformed flagship seminary in Philadelphia, Thomas Schirrmacher, the Chair of the Theological Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance, described and discussed landslide changes in the Catholic Church and in glo