WEA Grieves Loss of Life in Malaysian Airline Crash, Calls for Prayer for Reconciliation in the RegionJul 17, 2014
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) grieves the tragic loss of life due to the crash of Malaysian airline flight near the Ukrainian - Russian border. “We offer our condolences to all the families and friends who have lost love ones,” says Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of the WEA.
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) rejoices over the release of Meriam Yahia Ibrahim who has been imprisoned in Sudan since the middle of May. Falsely charged with apostasy and adultery, this mother with her young child and newborn were held captive for weeks, as the world watched in disbelief.
In a greeting message for the Opening Ceremony of the FIFA World Cup that started today in Brazil, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) highlights the uniqueness of this sports event in bringing people together in diversity. However, the WEA also joins its national member body, Aliança Cristã Evangé
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) encourages Christians and churches around the world to remember and pray for refugees and forcibly displaced people on World Refugee Sunday, designated this year to fall on June 15 and 22. The WEA and the Refugee Highway Partnership (RHP) have prepared useful res
WEA Mission Commission Concludes Global Consultation, Sends ‘Letter from Smyrna’ to the Global ChurchMay 23, 2014
The World Evangelical Alliance Mission Commission (WEA MC) concluded its 13th Global Consultation in Izmir, Turkey. The triennial gathering held from May 12-16 brought together 210 missional leaders from 50 nations to focus on the theme ‘Gospel – Church – Witness’. One of the resulting documents is
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) calls for prayer for the more than 200 girls who were abducted by Boko-Haram, a militant Islamist group, on April 14 in northern Nigeria. The incident marks the latest in a series of attacks against the education of girls over the past decades.
WEA Facilitates Formation of Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group; Announces Names of Group MembersApr 4, 2014
At the request of Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has agreed to facilitate the formation and maintenance of a Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group (DFTOG). The group will provide external review of how Wycliffe and SIL implement the ten recommend
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is deeply concerned about the large-scale human suffering in the Central African Republic (CAR) with thousands being killed, up to 1 million people displaced and half of the population in need of humanitarian assistance. However, the WEA is also concerned that na
At the annual meeting of the International Council of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) in New York, Rev. Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer of the WEA, shared with the Council that he would not be seeking a third term in the beginning of 2015.
It is with reluctance that the International Council of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) announces the postponement of its General Assembly, planned for Seoul, South Korea, October 2014. The decision centered on recent internal divisions among the evangelical community and challenges they pose f