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WEA Secretary General Says “Forced Religious Belief Is No Belief at All” at Global Conference on Human Fraternity in Abu Dhabi

Feb 5, 2019

Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), Bp Efraim Tendero, participated in the Global Conference on Human Fraternity in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), at the invitation of the Emirates-based Muslim Council of Elders. In his presentation to the conference, he spoke of the “

IIRF Announces New Book Series “Christians Under Pressure: Studies on Discrimination and Persecution”

Jan 15, 2019

The International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF) announces a new scholarly series: “Christians under Pressure: Studies on Discrimination and Persecution”. The first two volumes have already been published.

WEA Business Coalition Event Feature: Congress of Christian Leaders in Karlsruhe, Germany on Feb 28 - Mar 2

Jan 15, 2019

Top speakers from the worlds of business, politics, science and the church will be sharing their knowledge and visions in inspiring lectures. Benefit from valuable impulses from leaders and recharge your mind through interviews with executives who are guided by Christian values in their everyday lif

WEA Congratulates Ethiopian Patriarch on Reconciliation in Church and State

Jan 8, 2019

Dr Thomas Schirrmacher, Associate Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance responsible for inter-church relations, congratulated His Holiness Abune Mathias, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, on the reconciliation and reunification of the previously divided church and on the many

Our Hope for 2019 - New Year's Message

Dec 30, 2018

Welcome to 2019! Let us welcome the New Year by reflecting anew on the prayer that the Lord Jesus taught to his disciples. “Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven” (Matthew 6:10 ESV).

Christmas Message: Shine like a Star

Dec 20, 2018

All over the world, the Christmas season is celebrated with colorful displays of light. There could be no more fitting way to commemorate the coming of Jesus, the light of the world (John 8:12). After all, it was the light of the Star of Bethlehem that guided the first worshippers of Jesus to Jerusa

WEA among Signatories of Open Letter to World Leaders at COP24, Calling for More Action on Climate Change

Dec 7, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has joined calls for more action on climate change in an open letter to world leaders at the COP24 signed by 62 influential Christian leaders, among them WEA's Senior Advisor for Social Justice, Comm. Christine MacMillan. Over 5,000 Christians from across the wor

Rights over Might: The United Nations, Religious Freedom and Our Role and Responsibility

Nov 30, 2018

Many of my fellow Evangelicals have expressed dissatisfaction with the United Nations, sharing views ranging from, “The U.N. is an evil global government” to, “The U.N. is inefficient and useless.” One question, among many, is “What is the U.N. doing for religious freedom?” I will attempt to bring s

WEA Expresses Concern over Bulgaria Draft Law Jeopardizing Religious Freedom

Nov 8, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) expresses concerns over the current draft law put forward by Bulgaria’s parliament aiming at amending the Religious Denominations Act. If approved in its current form, it threatens to force evangelical churches and institutions to close or face unbearable and dis

WEA Opens Operations Office at Trinity International University near Chicago, IL

Oct 30, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is pleased to announce the opening of its administrative office on the campus of Trinity International University (TIU). Based just outside of Chicago, Illinois, the campus is located 30 minutes north of O’Hare airport making it easily accessible for leaders worl