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WEA Respects Pope Benedict's Decision to Resign, Interprets It as Choice of Courage

Feb 11, 2013

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) respects the recent decision of Pope Benedict to resign from his leadership role. This is seen by the WEA’s leadership as a choice of courage, noting as he did the announcement that he was doing what he felt best for the Roman Catholic Church.

WEA Congratulates Dr. Michael Oh on His Appointment as Executive Director of the Lausanne Movement

Feb 9, 2013

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) congratulates Dr. Michael Oh on his appointment as Executive Director and CEO of the Lausanne Movement. “The WEA wishes Michael Oh God's richest blessing as he takes on this great new responsibility,” Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of th

WEA Appoints Tom Albinson as Ambassador for Refugees and Displaced People

Jan 22, 2013

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Albinson as WEA Ambassador for Refugees and Displaced People. In this new role, Albinson will strengthen WEA’s engagement with refugees, raise awareness of the reality of forcibly replaced people as well as represent

WEA Spokeswoman on Islam to Teach at Bonn State University

Jan 8, 2013

The World Evangelical Alliance congratulates Dr. Christine Schirrmacher on the completion of her professoral thesis on ‚Apostasy in Muslim Theology’ and the beginning of her teaching career at the Islam department of the Friedrich Wilhelms State University in Bonn, one of the leading universities in

In the Middle of Advent and the Preparations for a Joyful Christmas, We Mourn, We Cry, We Pray

Dec 18, 2012

In the middle of Advent and the preparations for a joyful Christmas, we mourn, we cry, we pray. “A voice is heard in Connecticut, in Afghanistan, in Pakistan, in Colombia, in the DRC, in the Philippines… lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted…

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