Joel Edwards

  • October 24, 2013

    Christians around the world took to the streets to pray and ‘shine a light on corruption’ during the EXPOSED Week of Action.

  • July 6, 2010

    Micah Challenge, a global coalition of Christians holding governments to account for their promise to halve extreme poverty by 2015, is gearing up for 10.10.10.

  • April 15, 2009

    The new general director of the Evangelical Alliance in the UK has joined other church leaders in calling on Christians to demonstrate the meaning and importance of the Gospel through example.

  • February 20, 2008

    Evangelical Alliance leader Joel Edwards is seeking to rehabilitate the word 'evangelical' and restore its links with the sense of good news (gospel) in which it has its roots. He is touring a new book called Agenda for Change.

  • January 22, 2008

    The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement (LGCM) has compiled a dossier highlighting and criticising the record of one of the UK's newly appointed equality commissioners, Evangelical Alliance director Joel Edwards.

  • November 19, 2007

    Understandably, there have been few in LGBT circles persuaded that the appointment of the head of the Evangelical Alliance to the new Commission on Equalities and Human Rights (CEHR) is anything other than a retrograde step.

  • November 12, 2007

    The surprise appointment of Evangelical Alliance UK head the Rev Dr Joel Edwards to the new Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has already caused some controversy, especially among campaigners for lesbian and gay rights.

  • November 9, 2007

    The think-tank Ekklesia, which examines religion in public life, says that the controversial appointment of the head of the Evangelical Alliance UK to the new Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is "a historic opportunity for evangelicals to shift toward full acceptance of the equalities agenda."

  • August 14, 2007

    A rallying call to encourage Christians to 'do more, do it together, do it in word and action' throughout 2008 has already been accepted over 630 communities across the UK, reports the Evangelical Alliance.