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WEA Participates in UNHCR ‘Dialogue on Faith and Protection’, Welcomes Initiative to Protect Refugees

Dec 17, 2012

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) participated in the Dialogue on Faith and Protection, facilitated by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva, Switzerland, on December 12-13, 2012. UNHCR called the Dialogue to “highlight the important role that local religious communi

Graham Power Receives First WEA/ELO Entrepreneurial Leader of the Year Award

Nov 11, 2012

Graham Power, founder and Chairman of the Power Group in South Africa and initiator of the Global Day of Prayer, received the first Entrepreneurial Leader of the Year Award at the annual Entrepreneurial Leaders Conference in Vancouver, Canada. The award that is sponsored by the Entrepreneurial Leade

Global Gathering of Evangelicals Co-Hosted by WEA Calls for Urgent Action by Christians to Care for Creation

Nov 8, 2012

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) recently collaborated with the Lausanne Movement in a five-day Global Consultation on Creation Care and the Gospel in Jamaica. 60 participants from 23 countries addressed the issue of creation care and the role of the Church from a biblical perspective and will s

WEA Appoints Dr. Wilf Gasser as its Second Associate Secretary General

Oct 15, 2012

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Wilf Gasser from Switzerland as its second Associate Secretary General. He will further strengthen the WEA core leadership team in representing and serving its global constituency and bringing cohesion to WEA’s servic

WEA Theological Commission Offers New Statement on Evangelism

Oct 9, 2012

On behalf of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), the Theological Commission (TC) has prepared a new statement on the significance and biblical mandate for holistic evangelism. The statement comes at a time when the Roman Catholic church celebrates the 50th anniversary of Vatican II emphasizing "Th

WEA Announces Names of Panel Experts and Schedule for Bible Translation Review

Sep 28, 2012

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) announces the names of the twelve experts who will serve as members of the independent panel that will review SIL and Wycliffe’s translation practices of ‘Divine Familial Terms’. The global group of scholars from Eastern and Western locations represents Biblical,

WEA Responds to President Obama's Speech on Human Trafficking

Sep 25, 2012

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) welcomes the speech given by President Obama at the Clinton Global Initiative indicating that the US government will significantly increase its commitment to combat human trafficking.

WEA Condemns Defamatory Video and Violent Reaction in Libya

Sep 12, 2012

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) joins others in condemning the violence in which the US ambassador to Libya and others have been killed in protest against an obscure and primitive video that defames Islam. The WEA is convinced that there can never be any justification for such violence. In this

WEA Statement on the Public Conversation on the Nature and Role of Olivet University and its Founding President Dr. David Jang

Aug 21, 2012

New York, NY
 - August 21,2012 There has been public conversation on the nature and role of Olivet University and its founding president Dr. David Jang and their relationship to the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA). The WEA, from its founding more than a century ago, continues to serve it

WEA Appoints Commissioner Christine MacMillan as Senior Advisor to Strengthen Social Justice Engagement

Aug 15, 2012

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Commissioner Christine MacMillan as WEA’s Senior Advisor for Social Justice. In this newly formed position Commissioner MacMillan will further strengthen WEA’s engagement in social justice by providing advice to the WEA l