Last week the Court of Appeal in Malaysia ruled that non-Muslims could not use the word "Allah" to refer to God, overruling a High Court decision in 2009. In 2008, the Malaysian government threatened to withdraw the publishing license of The Herald, the newspaper of the Roman Catholic Church, over t
“We need to understand that poverty will not be eradicated in this life. However, it does not mean that we must not do our utmost to feed them. “ ~ Bennie Mostert
At least 62 people have been killed and 175 injured in an assault by militants on a shopping centre in Kenya's capital, Nairobi. This tragedy has left both the local and international community in a state of despair and shock. That armed gunmen would storm a mall, in one of the safest neighborhoods
The WEA joined other world church bodies in calling for prayer for Syria last Saturday. Evangelical friends of the WEA have suggested further extra focused prayer and fasting for the nation, her people, and the whole region on Sunday 15th September. The WEA warmly commends to the whole global Church
The World Evangelical Alliance joins other world Christian bodies for a day of prayer for Syria on Saturday, September 7th, and urges the global Church to continue to pray for God’s mercy on Syria and the region.
Integral Alliance, a WEA Global Partner, shared prayer requests for their work in Syria and North India:
In yesterday's sudden eruption of violence scores of churches, Christian-owned businesses and homes came under attack in Egypt. The violence was a reaction to the government's crackdown on 2 camps in Cairo, established to call for the reinstatement of President Mohamed Morsi. Media reports state tha
We have received this moving prayer request from the Japan Evangelical Association (JEA: the WEA's national member body in Japan), about a 'House of Councillors' Election in Japan on July 21st. It has been written by JEA's Social Issues and Religious Liberty Commission.
“Ethics and Corruption” is one of the Social Justice Issues of our time. Intercessory prayer is our responsibility to stand in the gap on behalf of the poor, the broken, the hopeless and the lost and to pray for God’s mercy to restore and transform, to make right what is wrong.
"As many Egyptians take to the streets this weekend, to express their concerns about the current government’s various policies, WEA would urge as many as possible around the world to pray for all Egypt’s citizens, including her many Christians", says Gordon Showell-Rogers, WEA Associate Secretary Ge