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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 Calls for Prayer for Leah Sharibu, Challenges Nigerian Government to Do More to See Her Freed

Oct 30, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) together with the Association of Evangelicals in Africa (AEA) and the Nigeria Evangelical Fellowship (NEF) calls for prayer for Leah Sharibu, a Christian girl who has been held hostage by Boko Haram since the beginning of the year. They also urge the Nigerian gov

WEA Expresses Sorrow Over Attack on Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Calls for Prayer for Affected Families

Oct 29, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) expresses its sorrow over the tragic event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where a gunman killed eleven worshippers in a Synagogue. Bp Efraim Tendero, Secretary General & CEO of WEA, issued the following statement:

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

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

“I Was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me” - Participate in #WorldRefugeeSunday on June 17th and 24th

May 22, 2018

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) invites churches to participate in the upcoming World Refugee Sunday on June 17 and 24 and be inspired to action by Jesus’ parable of welcoming the stranger. Together with the Refugee Highway Partnership and many other contributors, WEA has prepared a rich resour

Take Up the Challenge of ‘Mutual Love’ as Witness for Peace, Unity and Discipleship Urges Global Christian Forum Message

May 4, 2018

Christians are called to take up together the challenges of peace, unity and costly discipleship the Global Christian Forum has said in a 27 April closing Message to the churches of the world sent from Bogotá, Colombia.

WEA Calls for Prayer for Syria Following the U.S.-led Multi-Lateral Strikes in Response to the Regime's Chemical Weapons Attack

Apr 16, 2018

Following the U.S.-led multi-lateral strikes on Syria over the weekend, targeted with precision to destroy chemical weapons with no escalation, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) leadership remains hopeful it will be an isolated incident with no retaliation.

Dr. Rob Brynjolfson WEA’s Director for Leadership Development Moves on to Direct Global Expansion of Context-Based Leadership Program

Mar 29, 2018

Having served the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) for the past decade as its Director for Leadership Development and Director of the Leadership Institute, Dr. Rob Brynjolfson accepted an invitation to head up the global expansion of a leadership program at a Canadian-based Seminary. The WEA family