Modern IT in the Bible

July 16, 2018 ...

Evangelicals like to find answers to our questions and seeds for modern trends in the Bible. But, we’re probably not seeking a link between Facebook, Twitter or even email to anything in the Old or New Testaments. Don’t give up so easily. St. Paul posted the ninth book of the New Testament to a network …

Mental Illness, Suicide and the Church

July 15, 2018 ...

In Today’s Conversion podcast, which is hosted by NAE President Leith Anderson, you’ll learn: What the most common forms of mental illnesses are in the United States; How social media and Internet use impact the mental health of young people; What roles churches and medicine play in treatment; and How to address the stigma of …

How to Make Disciples in the 21st Century

June 15, 2018 ...

In this podcast, you’ll hear two seasoned ministry leaders discuss: How to start a discipleship relationship and keep it going; What the barriers and opportunities are for discipleship today; How smartphones and social media have changed the way we disciple; and How to promote discipleship in churches. Read a Portion of the Transcript Leith: I …

Evangelical Leaders Urge President Trump to Keep Families Together

June 1, 2018 ...

Dear Mr. President: As evangelical leaders representing tens of thousands of local churches, campus communities, and ministries we are concerned that the new “zero tolerance” policy at the U.S.-Mexico border, recently announced by Attorney General Sessions and being implemented by the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security, has had the effect of …

Unravelling the Mysteries of Millennials

May 15, 2018 ...

In Today’s Conversation with Leith Anderson, Jolene Erlacher unravels the mysteries of Millennials with practical tips to engage them in ongoing ministry. In this podcast, you’ll hear an expert on generations share: Why it’s important to study Millennials in particular; What the unique challenges are for Millennials in ministry positions; How Millennials are different and …

Leading a Denomination

April 15, 2018 ...

In this podcast, you’ll be inspired in your place of leadership as George shares: What leadership examples in Scripture were particularly meaningful to him; How he developed core values for his tenure; How God led him to this unique ministry calling; and The challenges and joys of leadership. Read a Portion of the Transcript Leith: …

What’s Going on in Asian American Christianity?

March 15, 2018 ...

In this podcast, you’ll also hear Daniel, who trains Asian Americans for church leadership and others for ministry to Asian Americans, explain: The challenges Asian American Christian leaders face when serving in non-Asian majority contexts; The diversity within Asian American churches; The history and growth of Asian immigration to the United States; and How Asian …

Religion vs. Science

February 15, 2018 ...

In Today’s Conversation with NAE President Leith Anderson, you’ll hear a noted sociologist share findings from her research of over 10,000 Americans and explain: The fundamental questions that shape how Americans approach science; What people of faith — particularly evangelicals — believe about the Earth’s origin; What informs attitudes towards the environment and climate change; and …

Evangelical ≠ Political

January 29, 2018 ...

When I ask why “evangelical” should be abandoned, the answer is almost always about politics. They tell me that our name has been co-opted by politicians and policies that are polarizing and painful. They say they are being identified with policies contrary to the Bible and blamed for practices they don’t approve. They contend that …

Avoiding Nuclear Catastrophe

January 15, 2018 ...

In this podcast, NAE President Leith Anderson and Max Tegmark also discuss: What we know about the nuclear programs of other countries, including North Korea and Iran; What a “nuclear winter” is, as well as other implications of a nuclear incident; Whether reducing the number of nuclear weapons weakens nuclear deterrence; and Why Republican presidents …