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Ground Zero "9/11" - New York City (Video)

Brian Stiller visits New York during the 9/11 memorial. He speaks to Christian Leaders reveals their perspective on this global tragedy…

Opening remarks by Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe: Sojourners and WEA Joint-Press Event

During this week we are remembering once again those who lost there lives in the tragic events of 9/11. We continue to express our love and prayers for the families and friends…

Comments made by Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe: "In Good Faith: Stories of Hope and Resilience"

My name is Geoff Tunnicliffe, I have the privilege of serving as the Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance. The WEA is largest representative evangelical body.…

Top National and Global Evangelicals Urge Unity, Not Division, on 9/11

In a press conference today, top national and global Evangelicals urged that religion should be used to heal and unite, not divide.…

Articles from Evangelical Alliance in the UK

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, director of the Oxford Centre for Training, Research, Advocacy and Dialogue, looks back at 9/11 and forward at what the Christian response should be…

Statements

Salvation Army International: Christine MacMillan

When 9/11 hit the airwaves, in more ways than one, I was in a ministry appointment with The Salvation Army in Sydney, Australia....

AUSTRALIA:  Gordon Preece, ETHOS: EA Centre for Christianity and Society, Australian Evangelical Alliance

At the time of 9/11 I remember being woken early in the morning by my son in a state of shock. We watched as the unimaginable become imaginable....

BOTSWANA: Masteroboletswe Matlhaope, Evangelical Fellowship of Botswana

Though our memories will not easily forego the horror of 9/11, our God has all the comfort against the impact and effect of that terrorist attack....

CANADA: Bruce Clemenger, The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (Video)

10 years later, Bruce Clemenger of The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada reflects on the tragedy of September 11th 2001....

EGYPT: Ramiz Atalleh, The Bible Society of Egypt (Video)

As an Arab Christian, the act of 9/11 is criminal act for me, and for many evangelicals in the Middle East. But we believe that everything is in the hands of God....

EGYPT: Andrea Zaki Stephanous, Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (Video)

On this 10th anniversary of a terrible event that takes back to September 11th, I want you to think with me and remember the millions of Muslims around the world....

FRANCE: Daniel Coulibaly, Association des Groupements d'Eglises et Missions Protestantes Evangéliques au Mali (AGEMPEM)

God's wisdom and love is unfathomable. We have grieved with America for this terrible loss of human lives and material wealth....

GERMANY:  Rolf Hille, Director of Ecumenical Affairs

I remember 9/11 clearly – I was at a conference of German Evangelical theologians here in Germany. Suddenly breaking news came on TV and everyone gathered around....

GERMANY: Jürgen Werth, German Evangelical Alliance (Video)

9/11 has changed the world. Since that day Westerners and Arab people has been mocked by fears, distrust, and hatred..." Juergen Werth, Chairman of German Evangelical Alliance....

ISRAEL: Harry Tees, WEA Ambassador to the Holy Land (Video)

9/11 changed the world. In an instant each person on this planet became painfully aware of the religious divides that have existed for centuries. 9/11 has increased the levels of xenophobia and racism....

JORDAN: Rev Bahij Akeel, President of Jordan Evangelical Council

I would start by sharing my deepest sympathies with those who lost someone dear to their heart during the 9/11 event. May God fill your hearts with joy instead of sorrow....

NEW ZEALAND: Glyn Carpenter

New Zealanders were shocked when we woke up and saw the events of 9/11 unfolding on our screens. We joined in prayer and grief with all of the families and friends....

NEW ZEALAND: Steve Tullestrup, WEA Peace & Reconciliation Initiative

We will all remember. How can we ever forget? For a few hours it felt like humanity took a deep breath and held on. What would come next?....

PAKISTAN: Ifrahim Mathew, Evangelical Alliance of Pakistan

Tragedy and trauma caused by 9/11 drew the attention of whole world towards the Islam Block and their ideology. At the same time it also drew the attention of the Muslim world....

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Salim J Munayer, Director of Musalaha (Video)

The tragedy of 9/11 and the world that came afterwards, the lost of life and of destruction probably is a painful reminder to the families all around the world.....

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES:  Alex Awad,  Bethlehem Bible College

On September 11, 2001, my son and I were walking along one of the narrow streets of East Jerusalem when suddenly we began to hear voices coming from here and there....

SWEDEN: Mats Tunehag (Video)

Destructive act of 9/11 is outnumbered daily by small acts of love, but to millions of people of faith everywhere....

UNITED KINGDOM: Steve Clifford, Evangelical Alliance UK

9/11: We will all remember. How can we ever forget? For a few hours it felt like humanity took a deep breath and held on. What would come next....

UNITED KINGDOM: Sheryl Haw, International Director, Micah Network

As you approach this important day in the American calendar, I wanted to write you a personal note of encouragement. We will be praying for you and the words and....

UNITED KINGDOM: Joel Edwards, Micah Challenge (Video)

Hope has no meaning in a vacuum. It shines best in the darkness of disaster seizing our tragedy and compelling us to believe in something better....

UNITED STATES: Leith Anderson, National Association of Evangelicals

Tragedy and trauma break our hearts and test our character. But, even the worst of calamities generate unexpected opportunities....

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WEA & Sojourners Joint-Press Event
Friday, September 9th, 2011
10.30am – 11.30am, Near Ground Zero

Speakers:
Geoff Tunnicliffe, WEA
Jim Wallis, Sojourners
Floyd Flake, Greater Allen Cathedral AME
David Gushee, New Evangelical Partnership
Global evangelicals leaders and their message of hope

Questions: media@worldea.org

WEA and Sojourners Joint-Press Event

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