Hear my cry for mercy as I call to you for help, as I lift up my hands toward your Most Holy Place. Psalm 28:2 * World Evangelical Alliance is a global ministry working with local churches around the world to join in common concern to live and proclaim t
Christians in Iran have faced a wave of arrests since the disputed presidential elections in June 2009. Persecution intensified as international pressure began to build over Iran’s secret nuclear enrichment program leading to sanctions in the following months. And now, when the United State
“Do not hide your face from me.Do not turn your servant away in anger, you who have been my help.Do not cast me off, do not forsake me, O God of my salvation!If my father and mother forsake me, the Lord will take me up.” Psalms 27:9-10
As part of the WEA International Leadership Forum, I traveled to Manado, Indonesia, on the Island of Sulawesi in October, 2011. Manado is a city of many evangelical churches whose strong emphasis is intercession for the entire South Pacific region.
November 18, 2011 The WEA Mission Commission conducted its 11th Global Consultation, from November 6 to 11, with 203 mission practitioners from 42 countries at Schönblick Conference Center near Stuttgart, Germany. The theme, God’s Disturbing Mission, emphasized the developin
STATEMENT OF THE RELIGIOUS LIBERTY COMMISSION OF THE WORLD EVANGELICAL ALLIANCE Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said the two highly restrictive laws on religion he signed on October 13 are meant to check Islamist extremism. The truth, however, appears to be the opposite
October 25, 2011 The Indian Ocean archipelago of Maldives recently enforced a law that was introduced by former dictatorial President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom to bring religion under the government’s control. The new regulations under this law put harsh restrictions on the freedom of
October 15, 2011 “Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war rise up against me, yet I will be confident.” Psalms 27:3 * World Evangelical Alliance is a global ministry working with local churches around
Death sentence for pastor convicted of apostasy in IRAN; Orphans under pressure in LAOS; Christians bear the brunt of Al-Shabaab’s terror in Somalia
To cover up the untenable death sentence of Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani for apostasy, an Iranian official has claimed that his sentencing is for rape, extortion and security related charges.