History of WOLI
WOLI (Word of Life International) is an international association of churches. The churches are located mainly in Skandinavia, Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Giorgia, the Baltic states, Central and east Europe, Azerbajdzjan, Central Asia, Vietnam and India.
WOLI is an association of national associations of churches. The local churches in the network are belonging to a national association with a main center. This center is organized in WOLI and the pastor of the main center is one of the members of the board.
The national centers are:
Word of Life Sweden as representant for Word of Life Europe, India and Africa
Word of Life in Yerevan, Armenia and Giorgia
Word of Life Moscow as a center for Russia, Central Asia and Vietnam
WOLIs tasks as an association is:
To establish the identity and beliefs of the Word of Life churches
To coordinate mission and church planting within the movement
To build relationships and structures within the network of churches
To help pastors with standards for their leadership and conduct
To be a recourse for the churches in media, theology, family issues, ethics and missions
The vision of Word of Life is the direction for all activity within WOLI:
Equip the people of God with the word of faith
Show them their spiritual weapons
Teach them to use these weapons
Send them out into victorious battle for the Lord
The WOLI network of leaders meet at the WOLI Congress every second year.