Challenges for Christian Colleges

April 15, 2017 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | 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 for …

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: iTunes | 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 who …

What’s Up With Mormons?

February 15, 2017 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear from a former Mormon, now evangelical leader in Utah on: The main distinctives between historical, biblical Christianity and Mormonism; A dialogue approach with Mormons; What Mormons and evangelicals have in common; and How the LDS church has changed …

Theology of Entertainment

February 13, 2017 ...

He said that “muse” means to think and the “a” means “not” (in college I learned that’s a privative alpha negation). In other words, amusements are non-thinking. My father’s point was probably to avoid popular entertainment, because it is thoughtless. I’ve mused about this random parental lesson and decided that there are times when I …

Evangelical Leaders Publish Pro-Refugee Letter in Washington Post

February 8, 2017 ...

The letter, organized by World Relief, was published this morning as a full page ad in The Washington Post and included notable signatories, such as authors Tim and Kathy Keller, Bill and Lynne Hybels, and Ann Voskamp, among others. “While politicians debate and courts deliberate, we are Christians who pray for refugees,” Anderson said. World Relief …

Letter to President Trump on Executive Order on Refugees

January 29, 2017 ...

Dear President Trump and Vice President Pence, As evangelical Christians, we are guided by the Bible to be particularly concerned for the plight of refugees, individuals who have been forced to flee their countries because of the threat of persecution. Evangelical churches and ministries have long played a key role in welcoming, resettling, and assisting …

What White Christians Need to Know About Black Churches

January 15, 2017 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear Bishop Alexander, a leader in the African American church, share: How African American Christians think about racism; What prevents black Christians from attending predominately white churches; How the black church can teach the white church; and What excites …

Behind Christian Music

December 15, 2016 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear two veterans of Christian music share: The joys and challenges of this unique ministry space; How they stay connected with the Body of Christ while on tours; The ways in which the industry has changed in the past two decades; …