A tsunami hit Donggala and Palu city in Central Sulawesi on Friday evening, triggered by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake that rocked the province at 5:02 p.m. Jakarta time. The epicenter of the quake is about 27 kilometers northeast of Donggala and 10 km deep. Continue reading “7.4 M Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster in Palu City and Donggala – Central Sulawesi”
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”
Hosted by the Asia Evangelical Alliance, PGLII (The Fellowship of Indonesia Evangelical Churches and Institutions), Integrated Village Ministry (PESAT), and a local church in Bandung, 187 key leaders, observers and doctorate students on Theology in Mission from 19 countries, the Four-Yearly General Assembly of Asia Evangelical Alliance was held in Bandung, Indonesia simultaneously with a Mission Congress, under the theme of Ethical Leadership and Authentic Discipleship. The participants represent 13 member countries and 5 non-member countries (Australia, China, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Uzbekistan).
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).
Asia Evangelical Alliance condemns the burning of a church in Mardan, near Peshawar, Pakistan on September 21 by a Muslim mob in response to Western acts of “blasphemy” against prophet Muhammad.
27 September 2012
We at Asia Evangelical Alliance are shocked and deeply grieve the loss of lives and devastation caused by Japan’s strongest-ever earthquake and the tsunami yesterday. Our hearts go out to especially those who have lost their friends and relatives.
19 March 2011
Asia Evangelical Alliance (AEA) condemns the barbaric attack on Christians that led to the death of 58 people in Baghdad, Iraq.
20 November 2010
Asia Evangelical Alliance (AEA) condemns the sentencing of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman in Pakistan on the alleged charges.
19 November 2010
The Asia Evangelical Alliance expresses profound grief over the death of two Christians who were shot death in Pakistan according to reports.
21 July 2010
Asian Evangelical Alliance condemns the recent beheading of Sikh traders in Pakistan on February 21.