NAE Stands With Persecuted Church

March 10, 2015 ...

“Christians have become the most persecuted people of faith in today’s world,” NAE President Leith Anderson said. “From almost every nation in the world we hear reports of those who are threatened and injured because they are followers of Jesus. The most frequent persecution news is the brutality in the Middle East and Africa.” The …

Statement on Persecuted Church

March 5, 2015 ...

We call on evangelical Christians to engage in sustained prayer for those whose lives are threatened and especially for the family members of the martyrs who have been brutally killed. We ask evangelicals to give generously toward the needs of refugees and for the rebuilding of shattered communities. We pray that our leaders will have …

NAE Leaders Support Action on Clean Air, Water

March 1, 2015 ...

“Instead of dismissing government action on environment, evangelical leaders are saying loud and clear that we all need to do our part in caring for God’s creation,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “Physical environment is foundational to the functioning of a healthy society.” Mitch Hescox, president of the Evangelical Environmental Network, said, “Just as we …

Letter on Services for Unaccompanied Children

February 20, 2015 ...

Office of Refugee Resettlement 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW, 8th Floor West Washington DC 20024 Re: Comments on Interim Final Rule on Unaccompanied Children Dear Ms. Sohn: On behalf of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the National Association of Evangelicals, World Vision, Inc., Catholic Relief Services, and World Relief, we respectfully submit the following …

Letter to Congress on New D.C. Laws

February 5, 2015 ...

Dear Senator, We, the undersigned, represent national and local religious institutions and organizations and pro-life advocacy organizations, all of which have offices in the District of Columbia, that serve and speak on behalf of millions of people across the United States. Most of us do not engage in the city’s legislative affairs, but we must …

What People Look for in Churches

February 1, 2015 ...

Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), said, “The question asks why people choose a church. The answer is that there is no one answer. People choose churches for very different reasons. There are even differences in the most common answers — friendliness, children’s programs and worship music come in wide varieties.” …

Meredith Named Centurion of the Year

January 14, 2015 ...

“Jim Meredith’s ministry reflects that of a true disciple of Christ,” said David Cyr, Executive Director of the NAE Chaplains Commission. “He has followed God through a number of different assignments — serving evangelical chaplains and other service members and giving God the glory.” Meredith retired as a U.S. Army Colonel in 1987 after completing …

Publicly Praying Alongside Non-Christians

January 1, 2015 ...

Leith Anderson, President of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), said, “I’m a little surprised by the unanimity of evangelicals praying alongside leaders of non-Christian religions. They believe in the importance of Christian prayer more than they worry about being misunderstood.” Prayer is a central part of evangelical Christian faith and practice. The recent survey …

When God and Science Meet

January 1, 2015 ...

Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals, describes the difficulty of engaging in meaningful conversation that respects both faith and science. As laypersons we sometimes wonder if we know enough about science or religion to ask the right questions of either. As scientists we may welcome serious conversations but wonder if others tilt …