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A Backlash of Civility - by Amanda Jackson

Jul 24, 2018

Niceness is an under-rated quality – it tends to be associated with tepid talent and muted colour. The definition of nice (see the Oxford Dictionary) is positive, “Pleasant, satisfying or attractive.” But modern usage also hints at blandness – a nice meal is OK but will not leave you raving.

African Children Singing Us into Pentecost - by Dr Brian Stiller

Jul 16, 2018

There is nothing like a children’s choir to warm the heart. It was the day before Pentecost Sunday and the last day of a conference of African Pentecostals and Charismatics. A choir of South African children, bodies moving in rhythm to a Zulu tune, reminded us of the remarkable stories of unforeseen

Member Update on International Council Elections, General Assembly, Structural Changes, New Office and Transitions

Jul 11, 2018

As we are approaching the end of the first half of the year 2018, I would like to share with you some updates on a number of developments that have taken place over the past few months.

Comm. Christine MacMillan Retires from WEA Senior Leadership to Focus on Human Trafficking and Social Justice Work

Jun 30, 2018

Commissioner Christine MacMillan, Associate Secretary General for Public Engagement of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), has announced that she will be retiring from her senior leadership role at the end of the month in order to focus on her work in WEA’s Global Human Trafficking Task Force. She

Religious Freedom is a Human Right: New Professorship Dedicated to Religious Freedom and Research on Persecution of Christians

Jun 30, 2018

A professorship dedicated to the topic of “religious freedom and research on persecution of Christians” is a novelty in German speaking areas. At the inauguration special emphasis was placed on the universality of the human right to freedom of religion or belief and its positive implications.

Dr. Christopher Chou Moves On to Develop the Evangelical Center in New York

Jun 30, 2018

Dr. Christopher Chou who has served the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) for the past eight years, most recently as Chief Operating Officer, is stepping down from his role with the WEA at the end of the month and moves on to develop the Evangelical Center in Dover, NY.

Global Christian Forum - by Dr Brian Stiller

Jun 30, 2018

Ecumenical has not been a friendly word in my lexicon. In my younger years, our small church, and much of our community was in a defensive mode, somewhat fundamentalist and afraid that if we got involved with “liberal” mainline Protestants, it was the beginning of a slippery slide to a faith lukewar

Amanda Jackson to Step Back from Church in Community Department Role, Strengthen Work in Women’s Commission

Jun 29, 2018

After heading up and bringing coherence to the World Evangelical Alliance’s (WEA) more recently established Church in Community Department, Amanda Jackson is stepping back from her role as Associate Secretary General and will exclusively focus on her work with WEA’s Women’s Commission starting from

WEA Business Coalition Appoints 16 National Coordinators

Jun 6, 2018

Now the Business Coalition has appointed 16 National Coordinators in order to represent the Business Coalition in specific countries. These people have been called to serve as bridge builders between the National Alliances, Churches, Business leaders and leaders of already existing national Christia

WEA Introduces New Leadership Structure with Focus on Strengthening Office of the Secretary General

Jun 3, 2018

Following months of deliberations on what would become the new leadership structure of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), the International Council (IC) has put forward a model of three core leaders that together form the Office of the Secretary General. Bp Efraim Tendero, WEA Secretary General a