There is room!

For all those who feel that there is no place for them in the inn, you have Good News: Emmanuel is with you! And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger, because… Read More

Gender, leadership and power focus of consultation

Gender, leadership and power was the focus of the first in a series of regional consultations, held in northeast India in early December. This consultation “is an invitation to churches to re-visit our understanding and our practice of… Read More

Applications invited for 2020 GEM School

The next Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management (GEM) for an Economy of Life will be held in Taiwan, 17 to 28 August 2020. In order to strengthen the voice of churches on global economics, a select… Read More

And a little child shall lead them

An Advent and Christmas Message by Chris Ferguson, General Secretary A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. The Spirit of the LORD will rest on him—the Spirit… Read More

WCRC mourns death of prophetic theologian

The World Communion of Reformed Churches mourns the passing away of Vuyani Vellem on 4 December in his home country of South Africa after a struggle with cancer. Vellem, a professor at Pretoria University, was a specialist in… Read More

Mission in Context: From “witness” to “with-ness”

A group of twenty-six church leaders, theologians, and activists have called for a prophetic theology which reflects God’s concern for compassionate justice. They gathered at the Beit El Salam Retreat Centre (Alexandria, Egypt) to share their experiences, deliberate… Read More

Boesak challenges WCRC to continue global struggle

“Struggles for justice and human dignity are going on everywhere,” said Allan Boesak, in a keynote address delivered at a strategic planning meeting last week outside of Alexandria, Egypt. “Pretending that a struggle is not necessary, or that… Read More

Reformed-Pentecostal dialogue distilling five years’ of discussion

The sixth session of the Reformed-Pentecostal Dialogue, which has revolved around the understanding of “mission,” focused on bringing together the fruits of their five years of work: mission and salvation the Holy Spirit and mission mission and the… Read More

Reformation encourages accountability

Happy Reformation Day! From the streets of Beirut, in the midst of a devolution I greet you today as we remember and celebrate Reformation Day. One of the strongest lessons that the Reformation taught us is accountability—that leaders… Read More

WCRC responds to situation in northeast Syria

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” —John 16:33 Rev. Najla Kassab, president of the World… Read More