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Religious Liberty Partnership Holds First Ever Consultation in Latin America; Meets with Brazilian President and Foreign Minister

Apr 17, 2017

The Religious Liberty Partnership (RLP) just concluded its annual consultation last week in the Brazilian capital city of Brasilia, with 80 key leaders from 24 countries participating. The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) was represented by its Religious Liberty Commission, its International Institu

WEA Holds International Leaders Meeting in Germany, Commemorates 500 Years of Reformation

Mar 10, 2017

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) held its annual International Leaders Meeting (ILM) last week in Bad Blankenburg, Germany under the theme of ‘Authentic Leadership in Challenging Times’. For five days, some 45 leaders from over 20 countries focused on strengthening the working relationships acr

WEA Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group Affirms Wycliffe and SIL’s Bible Translation Guidelines

Feb 20, 2017

The Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group, a group of independent experts facilitated by the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), held its third meeting to provide feedback to Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International concerning technical guidelines for Bible translators.

WEA Issues Call to Welcome Refugees

Jan 29, 2017

In light of recent developments related to the ongoing global refugee crisis, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is issuing the following ‘Call to Welcome Refugees’: We wholeheartedly affirm the clear teaching of the Holy Bible that the people of God are called by God to ‘love’ and ‘welcome’ the f

WEA Condemns Bombing Targeting Coptic Christians in Egypt

Dec 14, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) condemns the devastating and senseless act of violence targeting the Church of St Peter and St Paul, located next to St Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, the main Coptic Church in central Cairo on Sunday, December 11.

WEA Welcomes Appointment of Mr. António Guterres as UN Secretary General Designate

Oct 13, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomes today’s appointment of Mr. António Guterres as Secretary General Designate of the United Nations (UN). Serving a constituency of some 600 million evangelicals around the world, the WEA is committed to continuing to work with the UN on a wide range of iss

WEA Expands Leadership Structure, Appoints New Leaders to Prepare for Future Growth

Oct 8, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomes three new leaders to its Executive Team and announces further appointments to strengthen its peace and reconciliation as well as disaster response ministry work. The expansion comes in the context of WEA’s growth over the last years and recent structural

WEA Mission Commission Appoints Rev. David Ruiz as its New Executive Director

Sep 29, 2016

The Global Leadership Council (GLC) of the World Evangelical Alliance's Mission Commission (MC) is pleased to announce that Rev. David Ruiz has been appointed as new Executive Director of the MC. He succeeds Dr. Bertil Ekström who has led the MC for the past ten years and is passing on the leadershi

WEA Supports EAUK in Call for Unity and Reconciliation After the Leave Vote

Jun 25, 2016

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) supports the Evangelical Alliance of the United Kingdom (EAUK) in their call for unity and reconciliation after the UK voted to leave the European Union. The EAUK issued the following statement:

Gordon Showell-Rogers Leaves WEA to Pursue New Ministry Opportunities

Jun 16, 2016

After faithfully serving the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) as Associate Secretary General for the past six years, Gordon Showell-Rogers is leaving the WEA at the end of June to pursue new ministry opportunities. The WEA family is grateful for his contribution to building One Alliance and wish him