FEMA Should Help Rebuild Faith-based Groups, Too

January 4, 2018 ...

“Studies have shown the vast economic benefits that churches and other faith-based groups bring to their communities — through food banks, recovery programs, English language classes, childcare and more,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “The government should help churches and other groups that are positively impacting the communities around …

Pastors Should Know Who Gives to the Church

November 27, 2017 ...

“Among their many responsibilities, pastors are entrusted with shepherding and discipling those in the church. They also play a significant role in calling others to leadership in the church,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) who served as a pastor for over 35 years. “These two pastoral responsibilities seem to …

Evangelicals Can Have Different Views on Creation, Leaders Say

November 2, 2017 ...

“Evangelicals hold varying perspectives of how God created the earth — from a literal seven-day interpretation of Genesis to God-guided evolution,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “But they vehemently agree that God is the creator of the earth. How God chose to create is important, but it is secondary.” …

Evangelical Leaders Own Guns, But Want Stricter Laws

September 19, 2017 ...

“Evangelical leaders have nuanced views on guns. Many own guns for hunting or protection. Some own antiques with no bullets. They accept the Second Amendment, but also deeply grieve when weapons are used to take innocent lives,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). The majority of evangelical leaders (55 percent) …

NAE Condemns White Supremacy

August 16, 2017 ...

In times of national tragedy and crisis, evangelical Christians turn to the Word of God for direction. God created human beings in his image, and thus all people share in divine dignity (Genesis 1:26). No race or ethnicity is greater or more valuable than another. Evangelicals believe that the good news of Jesus Christ has …

Brownback Nominated for Religious Freedom Post

July 27, 2017 ...

The president’s nominee, Governor Sam Brownback, has a distinguished record of support for religious freedom, and a wealth of experience in politics, serving as a U.S. representative, senator and governor. We urge Senator Bob Corker to promptly schedule confirmation hearings. “At a time when religious believers in many parts of the world are facing intense …