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World Evangelical Alliance Head: Evangelicalism Needs to Be 'Reclaimed' in Trump Era

Oct 11, 2018

The head of the World Evangelical Alliance said that it is "unfortunate" that the term "evangelical" has taken on a more political meaning in the United States and argued that it must be "reclaimed."

WEA Deputy Secretary General for Operations Visits Dover to Meet Staff, Discuss General Assembly Planning and Strategic Priorities

Oct 8, 2018

Recently appointed Deputy Secretary General for Operations Rev. Raymond Swatkowski visited the Evangelical Center in Dover, NY earlier this week to personally meet with operations staff for the first time and use the opportunity to get to know two of WEA’s partner organizations. The two intense but

Executive Committee of WEA’s International Council Holds First Meeting, Discusses Strategy and Future Plans

Sep 27, 2018

On September 15-16, the Executive Committee of the recently elected International Council (IC) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) held its first in-person meeting together with the Secretary General and his two Deputies at the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism in Wheaton, IL.

Taking Responsibility as Evangelical Investors: WEA Discusses Faith-Based Investment Guidelines

Sep 21, 2018

(Bonn, 21.09.2018) In advance of the Christian Economic Forum, the World Evangelical Alliance’s Business Coalition gathered a group of Christian financial leaders in St. Moritz (Switzerland) in order to strategise and discuss faith-based investment guidelines from an evangelical point of view.

WEA International Council Elects Additional Co-Opted Members, Appoints Chairman and Other Officers

Sep 13, 2018

During its first virtual meeting, the newly elected International Council (IC) of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) elected two women leaders as co-opted IC members, strengthening its diversity and range of expertise. It also appointed Rev. Dr. Goodwill Shana as its Chairman, Rev. Dr. Frank Hinke

WEA Secretary General Meets United Nations’ Head António Guterres in New York

Sep 6, 2018

World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Secretary General Bp Efraim Tendero met with United Nations (UN) Secretary General António Guterres at the UN Headquarters in New York to talk about their shared concern for human rights, religious liberty and social issues. Serving some 600 million evangelicals in m

Rev. Raymond Swatkowski Appointed as WEA Deputy Secretary General for Operations

Aug 21, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce that Rev. Raymond Swatkowski has been appointed as its Deputy Secretary General for Operations as of September 1, 2018. In his new role, he will work out of WEA’s Wheaton office and oversee all the operational functions, including administr

Recent Converge Developments: Expanding a Global Network to Reach Youth

Jul 24, 2018

It was such a privilege last week to meet up with a number of passionate disciple-makers from across the globe. Rich Robinson of 3DM drew them together and some of us involved in Converge took the opportunity to think through how to develop a disciple-makers movement within Converge. We’re keen to e

Islam scholar: Seeking dialogue with liberal Muslims

Jul 24, 2018

The Islam debate in Germany must not be reduced to the fear of Islamic terrorism. This was the demand made by speakers at a panel discussion on the topic of “Islam as a social challenge” on June 30th in Giessen. According to world renowned Islam scholar Prof. Christine Schirrmacher (Bonn) the majori

WEA Announces New Members of Its International Council

Jul 24, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce the names of the new members of its International Council (IC). Nominated and affirmed by its regional and national Evangelical Alliance members in an electronic election, the IC will serve as WEA’s governing board until the upcoming Genera