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Observing Refugee Sunday When Your Church Is Divided

Aug 14, 2017

Many congregations stand divided on how to respond to the refugee crisis as we approach World Refugee Sunday. I personally have felt this tension; I am pro-refugee, and yet I know some Christians who disagree with my stance of welcoming refugees into the United States. Regardless of where you stand

WEA Encourages Churches to Participate in ‘Sunday of Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula’ on August 13

Aug 11, 2017

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), together with the World Council of Churches and the World Communion of Reformed Churches, calls on churches to observe this August 13th as ‘Sunday of Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula.’ It marks the Sunday before Liberation Day when K

Women’s Commission Meeting Focuses on Stopping Human Trafficking

Aug 11, 2017

Women and men from all parts of the world gathered in India in June to discuss what Women’s Commissions can do to stop the terrible trafficking in human lives that has trapped 48 million girls and boys, women and men.

WEA RLC Consultation for Women Leaders Serving in the Context of Persecution - Bangkok, Thailand

Aug 7, 2017

Christian women serving in persecuted contexts face distinctive forms of persecution for their faith. However, despite these challenges, the needs of women are often overlooked in efforts to strengthen the persecuted Church. During 12-15 June 2017, the WEA Religious Liberty Commission organized a co

Miss-reading the Bible - by Amanda Jackson

Jul 31, 2017

We sometimes think that Christians are better than the general population – we don’t swear, watch porn, abuse our loved ones or have affairs.

International Institute for Religious Freedom publishes UN reports on religious freedom by Professor Bielefeldt

Jul 17, 2017

The International Institute of Religious Freedom published all the 12 official reports to the UN Human Rights Council of the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religions and Belief, presented by the present United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Heiner Bielefeldt.

Free WEA-CD with books and journals available online and to order for free

Jul 17, 2017

(Bonn, 07.07.2017) The Theological Concerns Department of the World Evangelical Alliance for years distributes a CD with many books on theology, world religions, as well as several journals. It is updated regularly.

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.