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Leader of Bombed Evangelical Church in Sri Lanka Offers Forgiveness to Attackers

Apr 26, 2019

In a press release earlier today, the Evangelical Alliance of the United Kingdom (EAUK) highlighted a brief video interview with the pastor of Zion Church, which was one of the targets of the Easter Sunday bombings. The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) would like to give greater exposure to the movi

Trouble Doesn’t End Witness: Venezuela Today - by Dr Brian Stiller

Apr 23, 2019

Venezuela, with the oil wealth of Saudi Aribia, today looks more like Syria, noted a journalist. With the country in free fall, it is hard to imagine how it can last much longer. In daily updates, we listen to multiplying horror stories of no food, empty medicine shelves, stunning numbers of kidnapp

WEA Condemns Coward Bombings, Mourns Lives Lost in Easter Sunday Attacks in Sri Lanka

Apr 21, 2019

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) condemns in strongest terms the coward series of bombings on multiple churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on this Easter Sunday with the death toll currently passing 200 and many more reported injured.

Easter Greeting from Bishop Efraim Tendero, WEA Secretary General

Apr 20, 2019

This Holy Week, the world was stunned by a catastrophic fire at Notre-Dame in Paris. Like everyone else, I was deeply touched by this loss. But I was even more surprised that within two days, nearly $1 billion was pledged to the rebuilding effort. Is it possible that in the wake of this tragedy, man

Strengthening Creation Care Globally: World Evangelical Alliance Establishes WEA Sustainability Center in Bonn

Apr 16, 2019

Recognizing the need to strengthen global creation care efforts by churches, evangelical ministries, and individual evangelicals, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has established the World Evangelical Alliance Sustainability Center (WEASC) in the strategically important “UN City” of Bonn. Closel

"Africa, Your Time Has Come!" Celebrating the Opening of the AEA Plaza in Nairobi, Kenya

Apr 14, 2019

The Senior Leadership Team of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) together with several regional Alliance and WEA network leaders attended the Opening Celebration of the AEA Plaza. The 10 storey building in Nairobi, Kenya, that will serve as the new headquarters of the Association of Evangelicals i

Religious Freedom for Christians in Turkey Restricted Once Again in 2018

Mar 28, 2019

The situation of Christians in Turkey was once again difficult in several respects in 2018. On the one hand, “there was a clear reduction in 2018 in hate crimes committed against Protestant Christians that resulted in physical attacks against Protestants and Protestant churches”. At the same time, h

Celebrating 50 Years of Partnership with Tearfund

Mar 21, 2019

WEA Secretary General Bp Efraim Tendero visited the Tearfund headquarters in the UK and shares about the longstanding partnership between Tearfund and the WEA. Tearfund (originally known as The Evangelical Alliance Relief Fund) was founded in 1968 and grew out of the Evangelical Alliance of the Unit

Newly Released Open Doors In-Depth Report Says Persecution Methods Are Gender-Specific

Mar 19, 2019

Christians today remain one of the most persecuted religious group around the world with more than 200 million believers facing “high levels of persecution” by authoritarian governments or adherents of a country’s majority religion, simply because they identify as followers of Jesus Christ. But pers

WEA Joins New Zealand Evangelical Body in Mourning Attacks on Mosques

Mar 16, 2019

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) joins its national member body the New Zealand Christian Network (NZCN) in strongly condemning the tragic attacks on Muslims in two Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.