December 17, 2014
- The Evangelical Alliance's general director Steve Clifford reflects as Christmas approaches.
- A Release International worker shares with us his passion for encouraging persecuted Christians to remain firm and stand strong in God.
December 16, 2014
- The Pope has thanked the Salvation Army for opening his eyes to unity. Delegates from the Alliance member travelled to the Vatican to hear Pope Francis speak of his encounter with the Salvation Army when he was four years old.
- Taliban gunmen have killed more than 100 people, mostly children, in north-west Pakistan today. A rescue operation is now underway to evacuate the remaining children in the school where the attack took place, amid reports that the pupils are being held hostage.
- The Evangelical Alliance has demonstrated its commitment to raising up the next generation of leaders by appointing Gavin Calver and Chine Mbubaegbu, both under the age of 40, to its leadership team.
- Gavin Calver has been appointed director of mission/England at the Evangelical Alliance. In this new role, Gavin will be responsible for developing creative initiatives to draw together member organisations into coalitions that serve the Church and help position the Alliance as a catalyst for change, as well as being a voice for the Church to government and media.
- Chine Mbubaegbu, former head of media and communications, has been appointed as a director of communications for the Alliance. At 30, Chine is also among the youngest members of the leadership team in the Alliance’s history.
December 15, 2014
- The Archbishop of Sydney is asking for prayer for the hostages being held in a city cafe today.
December 12, 2014
- The Duke of Cambridge Prince William unveiled a memorial today to commemorate the World War One Christmas Truce of 1914, when British and German soldiers stopped fighting and played football.
- Samaritan’s Purse airlifted 60,000 shoebox gifts to children from Syria and Iraq yesterday, who have been displaced by self-designated Islamic State (ISIS) militants.