NAE Issues Call to Action on Creation Care

October 20, 2015 ...

“The Bible commands us to care for God’s earth and the people in it,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “This resolution is about joining with our brothers and sisters around the world to fulfill that mandate.” The Lausanne Cape Town Commitment calls Christians worldwide to: Adopt lifestyles that renounce habits of consumption that are destructive …

Caring for God’s Creation

October 15, 2015 ...

A changing climate threatens the lives and livelihoods of the world’s poorest citizens. The NAE commends its publication “Loving the Least of These: Addressing a Changing Environment” for careful and prayerful study by all concerned evangelicals.[3] In solidarity with evangelical leaders from around the world, we endorse the creation care principles outlined in the Lausanne …

NAE Leaders Support Action on Clean Air, Water

March 1, 2015 ...

“Instead of dismissing government action on environment, evangelical leaders are saying loud and clear that we all need to do our part in caring for God’s creation,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “Physical environment is foundational to the functioning of a healthy society.” Mitch Hescox, president of the Evangelical Environmental Network, said, “Just as we …

When God and Science Meet

January 1, 2015 ...

Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals, describes the difficulty of engaging in meaningful conversation that respects both faith and science. As laypersons we sometimes wonder if we know enough about science or religion to ask the right questions of either. As scientists we may welcome serious conversations but wonder if others tilt …

Chemicals and Creation Care

December 21, 2012 ...

During almost 20 years in the pastorate, I noticed an increasing number of women stricken with breast cancer. Just a few years ago, one in 30 women contracted breast cancer. Now the number is one in eight. Doctors have linked three chemicals to breast cancer: benzene, 1,3-butadiene and ethylene oxide. All three are found in …

NAE Releases Poverty, Creation Care Document

December 14, 2011 ...

“Every time there is a natural disaster, we grieve for the poor who are most affected, rally behind relief efforts, and support on-the-ground disaster teams,” said Leith Anderson, NAE President. “We are concerned when we hear projections that environmental changes threaten the lives of more and more people, particularly the extreme poor.” The NAE asked …

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