Consultation on Defending Religious Freedom: A Legal Perspective Colombo, Sri Lanka

Persecution against the church in the South Asian region has continuously increased over the past few years. According to the World Watch List for the period of 2017/2018, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are within the top 50 countries where persecution against Christians is highest.1 One of the main reasons behind this has been the rise of religious nationalism in the region. For instance, India and Nepal have witnessed the spread of the Hindutva ideology by extremist groups such as the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its affiliates and Sri Lanka has seen the rise of the Buddhist nationalist ideology by groups such as the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS). Continue reading “Consultation on Defending Religious Freedom: A Legal Perspective Colombo, Sri Lanka”

The Triune God: Creation, Church and Consummation

Statement of The Asia Church Congress Theological Consultation Bangkok, Thailand 20 to 22 August, 2013 Asia Evangelical Alliance
30 August 2013

Shape and Focus

We, the members of the Asia Evangelical Alliance Theological Commission (AEA: TC), along with church leaders from Asia, gathered for The Asia Church Congress Theological Consultation. The leaders from twelve Asian countries represented a broad spectrum of denominations and confessions, including Evangelical, Pentecostal, Methodist, Reformed, Presbyterian, Baptist, Nazarene, Christian and Missionary Alliance and Independent. The topic was The Triune God: Creation, Church and Consummation, with the key verse: “In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams” (Acts 2:17).

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United India Votes for Stability

20 May 2009

New Delhi: The Indian voter has spoken – clearly, decisively and positively. Confounding the politicians, pollsters and pundits, the Indian National Congress party and the rump United Progressive Alliance (UPA) have received a resounding vote of confidence taking them into majority territory on their own. Even the optimistic Congress party was pleasantly surprised and the overconfident Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) still does not know what hit them. As the BJP introspects they should consider the voters’ verdict against the politics of polarization.
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Pray for Sri Lanka as Parliament votes on Anti-Conversion Bill

23 January 2009

The renewed interest by the JHU to proceed with the proposed anti-conversion bill and certain news reports have created much interest in this issue and fuelled many rumours. We write to keep you informed of the recent developments, action that NCEAL has been taking and what we propose to do together with you to address this challenge.
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Asia Co-ordinating Committee For Christian Cooperation

13 July 2002

Representatives of three All Asia Christian Organizations, namely, Christian Conference of Asia(CCA), Evangelical Fellowship of Asia(EFA) and World Vision(WV), came together on July 12-13, 2002 in Chennai, India, with a mandate to seek ways of strengthening our mutual understanding, relationship and cooperation in Christ’s mission in Asia. Therefore, we constituted ourselves as Asia Coordinating Committee for Christian Co-operation (ACCC).

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