Faith and Foreign Aid

July 15, 2017 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear NAE President Leith Anderson and Rich Stearns, president of World Vision U.S., discuss: What is included in foreign aid and how the U.S. program got started; How foreign aid furthers the ministry of World Vision and other Christian organizations; …

Budget Cuts to Poverty-Focused Programs

June 22, 2017 ...

The Circle of Protection is a broad coalition of leaders from all the families of U.S. Christianity who have come together around the biblical mandate to protect poor and vulnerable people. Our Christian churches and organizations directly assist our neighbors in need every day; and we also support laws and policies which provide for the common …

Protect Iraqi Christians From Deportation

June 19, 2017 ...

Dear Secretary Kelly, We write urgently and with grave concern that Christians will be removed from the United States to face potential persecution, and even death, in the Middle East. The United States has officially recognized that Christians and other religious minorities are the victims of genocide in Iraq yet the United States is reportedly …

Today’s Women’s Ministry

June 15, 2017 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear Rebekah share: How her personal experience with a panic disorder impacts her ministry to women; Why it’s important to have separate, specific ministries for women; What churches can do to incorporate women into the mission of the …

What Age is the Best Age?

June 14, 2017 ...

Moses spent 80 years preparing to become one of the greatest leaders in human history — 40 years as a prince in Egypt and 40 years as a shepherd in Midian. He rose to historic leadership as an octogenarian, long after most Americans would have enrolled in Medicare. This year we celebrate the 500th anniversary …

Prayer in America — What’s Happening & What Should We Do

May 15, 2017 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In this podcast, you’ll also hear Leith Anderson, NAE president, and Daniel Henderson, president of Strategic Renewal, discuss: The definition of prayer; Practical tips for making prayer a priority; Why it’s important to pray with others; and What churches can to do to …

Challenges for Christian Colleges

April 15, 2017 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In Today’s Conversation podcast, Leith Anderson talks with Shirley Hoogstra about the challenges and opportunities of Christian colleges, including: Recent case studies challenging the religious freedom of Christian colleges, particularly as it relates to biblical marriage and LGBT rights; Innovative approaches providing more opportunities …

U.S. Foreign Aid: One Percent Saves Lives

March 22, 2017 ...

Our national generosity makes me proud to be an American. When visiting some of the poorest places on Earth, I’ve seen the people whose lives have been saved by U.S. foreign assistance. They are children with HIV/AIDS who are healthy due to antiretroviral drugs. They are widows who have been brutalized by war who have …

Protect Foreign Assistance

March 16, 2017 ...

Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Minority Leader Schumer, Speaker Ryan, and Minority Leader Pelosi, As Christian leaders, it’s an honor to represent dedicated and faithful citizens living in every congressional district in this country.  We’re writing to share our support for the International Affairs Budget that every day brings hope to poor, hungry, vulnerable and displaced …

Our Refugee Crisis

March 15, 2017 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear Leith Anderson, NAE president, and Scott Arbeiter, World Relief president, discuss: How the U.S. refugee vetting process differs from European countries; Our country’s response to the refugee crisis thus far; Whether the United States should prioritize persecuted Christians …