Who We Are

WEA seeks to strengthen local churches through national alliances, supporting and coordinating grassroots leadership and seeking practical ways of showing the unity of the body of Christ.

Our Vision

Evangelicals united globally for Gospel transformation.

Our Mission

Fostering unity in Christ, strengthening identity, voice, and platform for Gospel witness and discipleship.

Our Aspiration

The fullness of life for every person. A healthy church for every people. An equipped leader for every congregation. The shalom of God for every nation.

Our History

The WEA is the broadest organizational and global manifestation of what it means to be an evangelical. Since its establishment in 1846, the WEA has served as a global platform for Christian fellowship and unity. Today, the WEA is a network of churches in 143 nations that have joined to give a worldwide identity, voice and platform to more than 600 million evangelical Christians.

Statement of Faith

The Holy Scriptures as originally given by God, divinely inspired, infallible, entirely trustworthy; and the supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct.
One God, eternally existent in three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. […]

Our Leadership

The WEA leadership includes the Office of the Secretary General, the department heads who each oversee a number of ministry networks, Global Ambassadors, regional leaders and others. It is a diverse team that is spread over every continent and seeks to serve evangelicals globally, regionally, nationally and in the churches in the neighborhoods.