News Items

NOTE: The content below expresses the views of the individual named as the author and does not necessarily reflect the position of the WRF as a whole.

Service to Ministry Leaders Provided by WRF Member David Wiedis

WRF member David Wiedis is the Founder and Executive Director of ServingLeaders, a ministry whose work is described here - http://servingleaders.org/

WRF Member NET Foundation Describes Internet-Based Theological Education Available Globally

WRF Member NET Foundation Describes Internet-Based Theological Education Available Globally October 7, 2011

WRF Member Sukrit Roy Reports on Ministry in Kolkata (Calcutta), India - October, 2011

WRF Member Sukrit Roy Reports on Ministry in Kolkata (Calcutta), India - October, 2011 October 2, 2011

Below is the link to the full ministry report (October, 2011) of WRF member Sukrit Roy who is serving the Lord in Kolkata (Calcutta), India.

Report from WRF Board Member Peterson Sozi in Uganda

Report from WRF Board Member Peterson Sozi in Uganda September 20, 2011

Report from WRF Member Martin Scharenberg in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Updating my last report is a time of thanksgiving to God for his mercies.

WRF Member David Robertson Announces "Out of the Silent Church" Conference in Dundee, Scotland

WRF Member David Robertson Announces "Out of the Silent Church" Conference in Dundee, Scotland September 20, 2011

WRF Member Tom Thorstad Describes Pastor Training Program in Southeast Asia

WRF Member Tom Thorstad Describes Pastor Training Program in Southeast Asia September 30, 2011

Offer of Assistance with Libraries to Christian Schools Worldwide

The following item was submitted by WRF Board member Dr. Matthew Ebenezer of India.  Dr. Ebenezer may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Seventh Reformed Church (Grand Rapids, Michigan) Announces Fall Conference on "Heaven, Hell, and the Love of God"

The material below was submitted by WRF member, Dr. Tim Trumper.  Dr. Trumper may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Urgent Appeal from the Africa Evangelical Presbyterian Church for Prayer and for Assistance

 The Africa Evangelical Presbyterian Church is a member of the WRF.  The message below has just been received from Rev. Daniel Mathuva, Moderator of the AEPC.  Rev. Mathuva may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

WRF Member Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher Meets with Victims of Attack in Alexandria, Egypt

 

WRF member and Director of the International Institute of Religious Freedom, Thomas Schirrmacher, has personally met with two eye witnesses of the attack on a Coptic worship service in Alexandria.

The 2011 Annual Report of the Reformed Church in Quebec

The 2011 Annual Report of the ÉGLISE RÉFORMÉE DU QUÉBEC (ERQ) [The Reformed Church in Quebec] is now available at the link below.

Quran Scholar Calls for Muslims to Stop Punishing Apostasy

Quran Scholar Calls for Muslims to Stop Punishing Apostasy July 1, 2011

NOTE:  This article was submitted by WRF member Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Report on 39th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America

Report on 39th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America July 8, 2011 ACTIONS OF THE 39th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PCAL. Roy Taylor, Stated Clerk 

Report from the 2011 General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbytrerian Church

Report from the 2011 General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbytrerian Church July 22, 2011

Report from the General Synod of the Sudanese Reformed Churches - May 2011

Report from the General Synod of the Sudanese Reformed Churches - May 2011 July 1, 2011

Clicking on the link below will take you to the official report on the Second General Synod Meeting of the Sudanese Reformed Churches which was held in in May of 2011 in Juba, South Sudan.

Statement on Sexuality and Ordination by The Presbyterian Church in America; July 6, 2011

Below is a link that will take you to a statement on "Sexuality and Ordination" issued by the Presbyterian Church in America on July 6, 2011.

WRF Board Member John Wilson Describes Recent Ministry Activities in Africa

 

He writes: "It is now the first week back into pastoral work at home since my time with in Malawi, Kenya, Zambia and South Africa.  I can scarcely 'take it all in' – preaching to prisoners in Zomba, official partnership events, the evangelistic crusade response in Chililabombwe, the fire, the presentation of Bemba Bibles. But I left Africa ... confident that this is God's work and that he will bless the African church into the future.”

WRF Member and Board Member Dr. Benyamin Intan Explores the Question of "Public Religion"

On June 22, 2011, WRF member (and member of the WRF Board of Directors), Dr. Benyamin Intan published the article below dealing with the strengths and weaknesses of "secular states" and "religious states."  

Job Openings at WRF Member Mukhanyo Theological College in South Africa

Job Openings at WRF Member Mukhanyo Theological College in South Africa June 19, 2011

Prayer Request for WRF Member Hidalgo "Ban" Garvia

Prayer Request for WRF Member Hidalgo "Ban" Garvia June 1, 2011

The prayer request below was submitted by WRF member Phil.  Phil may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Report Documents Intolerance of and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe

Report Documents Intolerance of and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe June 6, 2011

The report below was provided by WRF member, Martin Bucer Seminary in Berlin, Germany.  For further information, contact Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WRF Board Member Peterson Sozi Reports Results of Revival Meetings in Uganda

WRF Board Member Peterson Sozi Reports Results of Revival Meetings in Uganda June 2, 2011 Kijebeejo - Kito Mission May 23 to 28, 2011 "And this Gospel of the Kingdom will be  preached in the whole world as a testimony to all Nations, and then the end will come." (Matt. 24;14).  

WRF Member Cephas Tushima Publishes "The Fate of Saul's Progeny in the Reign of David"

WRF Member Cephas Tushima Publishes "The Fate of Saul's Progeny in the Reign of David" June 20, 2011

WRF Member Michael Oh Describes Important Project at Christ Bible Institute in Japan

WRF Member Michael Oh Describes Important Project at Christ Bible Institute in Japan June 3, 2011

 WRF member Dr. Michael Oh is President of Christ Bible Institute in Nagoya, Japan.  The website describing this exciting ministry may be found at this address - http://cbijapan.org/jointheteam/index.htm