The World Evangelical Alliance co-authors an insight report published at the 2024 Davos gathering. “Evangelicals understand deeply that ethically driven business can, and in fact does, contribute much good to society”.
The World Evangelical Alliance publishes an article by its Secretary General: “Unity does not shy away from controversy”.
The Italian Evangelical Alliance says the “Together 2023” event with Pope Francis and other heads of Christian confessions was “crossing a line”. They demand “a public discussion of the whole of World Evangelical Alliance’s constituency” on ecumenism.
A private commentary by Thomas Schirrmacher.
“175 Years for Unity” was the slogan of the jubilee ceremony. Swiss and international evangelical leaders participated “on a journey through time”.
The European Evangelical Alliance adopts the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s definition of antisemitism in a ceremony at the Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.
“By maintaining an effective and equitable conservation of 30% to 50% of Earth’s land, freshwater and ocean areas, society can benefit from nature’s capacity to absorb and store carbon”, says the latest IPCC report.
“Churches can help children with prayer, counseling and spiritual care”, say the World Evangelical Alliance and the Christian association World Without Orphans.
“We stand ready to support a peace and reconciliation process, particularly engaging our regional branch, the Association of Evangelicals in Africa (AEA)”, said Thomas Schirrmacher.
The World Evangelical Alliance commemorates its 175th anniversary, focusing on “the central role of Jesus, the Bible and transforming the world by preaching and practising the gospel”.
With the events of the last few days, we can only expect the pressure to increase, making the living conditions of Christians even more difficult, if possible. By Ted Blake.
In his inaugural speech, German Thomas Schirrmacher underlined mission and the authority of Scripture as central elements which define what it means to be evangelical.
Efraim Tendero (Philippines) will be succeeded by Thomas Schirrmacher (Germany), who has been in charge of the World Evangelical Alliance’s area of Theological Concerns.
Men using foreign prostitutes may be contributing to rape and slavery, a WEA representative tells university students in Cologne.
A summary of the thanksgiving service of the European Evangelical Alliance at the Chapel of Europe in Brussels.
Let the Reformation continue… yes, but let it continue in the gospel terms of Scripture alone and Faith alone.
The 2013 document, signed by the Lutheran World Federation and the Roman Catholic Church in preparation for the 2017 Reformation anniversary, indicates the goal of an ecumenical trajectory for the two church bodies.
A response by Leonardo De Chirico and Greg Pritchard to articles written by Thomas Schirrmacher and Thomas K. Johnson.
We sometimes receive strong criticism from evangelical Christians over our friendly interaction with senior Roman Catholic leaders. A response by Thomas Schirrmacher and Thomas K. Johnson.
The European Evangelical Alliance publishes a press release: “When a Pope understands Luther better than many Protestants do”.
“Catholic theology is the largest faith system and the largest Christian faith system in the world, so we need to invest a lot of energy to research it, understand it, interact with it”, argues WEA's Thomas Schirrmacher.
WEA’s Efraim Tendero argues stories of 1.5 million people must be told. Dr Schirrmacher says “politicians cannot refute academic research”.