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21Wilberforce Director of Policy& Coalitions Defends USCIRF Reauthorization

Three million Uighur Muslims are estimated to be detained in Chinese concentration camps. Thousands of Yazidis, Christians, and others live on the edge of extinction in their ancient homelands in Iraq and Syria after ISIS’s genocidal rampage against them. Prisoners of conscience around the world are incarcerated for their beliefs, actions, or peaceful advocacy in support of their faith.  The …

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21Wilberforce Joins #GivingTuesday Global Campaign

#GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform the world on December 3, 2019 and every day. It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of …

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Lebanon and Waco Church announce 21Wilberforce Global Impact Partnership

Christ Evangelical Baptist Church in Lebanon and First Baptist Church in Waco, Texas are now partners through the 21Wilberforce Global Impact program. FBWaco will have the opportunity to help fund some vocational training that Christ Evangelical Baptist church is doing with Syrian refugees. FBChurch Waco announced the partnership on November 3rd, the International Day of Prayer for the persecuted church. …

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21Wilberforce DBU Chapter Co-chairs at DFW Summit for Religious Freedom

Joyce and Shirley Porto, two sisters enrolled in the Dallas Baptist University M.A. graduate program, serve as co-chairs of the 21Wilberforce student chapter at DBU. On October 24th they attended the DFW Alliance for Religious Freedom annual summit where they participated on a panel focused on  international religious freedom. The one-day Summit was co-sponsored by the DFW Alliance for Religious …

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21Wilberforce launches Freedom Center for IRF Advocacy

21Wilberforce unveiled The Freedom Center, an online advocacy hub, with tools and information that can be used to learn and engage in the defense and advancement of global freedom of religion or belief. Anyone ( passionate individuals, grassroots activists, faith groups, NGOs and networks) who wants to become more active in raising awareness and strengthening the voices of those persecuted …

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VP Pence meets Randel Everett and religious freedom advocates to discuss China’s abuses

Vice President Mike Pence met with an interfaith coalition of religious freedom advocates recently that included 21Wilberforce President, Randel Everett, to discuss what the United States can do to hold China to account as it continues to persecute and abuse religious believers of all stripes. At the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., Pence and other administration officials met …

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Frank Wolf Freedom Award presented to Archbishop Benjamin & Dr. Gloria Kwashi

21Wilberforce recently presented the second annual Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom award to Archbishop Benjamin and Dr. Gloria Kwashi of Jos, Nigeria. Named for Congressman Frank Wolf who has worked tirelessly for decades to promote international religious freedom and later served on staff with 21Wilberforce, the award was  presented at a dinner held at Dallas Baptist University. Founder and President …