Updated “For the Health of the Nation” Guide Is Now Available

September 23, 2018 ...

“For the Health of the Nation” provides a biblical basis for the following principles: Protecting religious freedom and liberty of conscience Safeguarding the nature and sanctity of human life Strengthening marriages, families and children Seeking justice and compassion for the poor and vulnerable Preserving human rights Pursuing racial justice and reconciliation (new to this edition) …

Chaplains Training Workshop

July 24, 2018 ...

Sessions highlight faithful and compassionate approaches to ministry flowing from gospel integrity and the Great Commission. We also provide training on religious freedom and religious accommodation issues, as well as other practical issues impacting chaplain ministry today. The next Chaplains Training Workshop will be held in Summer 2019. Stay tuned for details.

Win for Pro-Life Crisis Pregnancy Centers

July 3, 2018 ...

The case challenged a 2015 California law that required centers offering licensed medical care to provide their clients with information on where they can obtain free or low-cost abortions. The centers argued that the law compels pro-life citizens to deliver a pro-abortion message, when their purpose is to encourage expectant mothers to choose alternatives to …

Evangelical Leaders Weigh in on Reducing the National Debt

June 26, 2018 ...

“What do all answers share in common when asked about government debt? Do something! The moral choice is to bless and not burden tomorrow’s generation of Americans,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). Evangelical leaders take the problem of unsustainable debt seriously and are open to different ways to reduce …

NAE Welcomes Masterpiece Decision

June 5, 2018 ...

“This decision is a win not just for Jack Phillips, but for all Americans who care about freedom of conscience and religion,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “Government must not demonize the religion or religious beliefs of its citizens.” A Colorado commissioner had compared Phillips’ religious opposition to same-sex marriage to Nazis who operated concentration …

Are Commencement Speakers Memorable?

May 11, 2018 ...

In April, evangelical leaders in the United States were asked whether they remember who gave the commencement address at their college graduation. Only 28 percent remember who the speaker was, according to the monthly Evangelical Leaders Survey. Of those who remember who spoke at their commencement, only half can recall something the speaker said. “Education …