Stories of Hope

June 21, 2013 ...

World Hope International, affiliated with The Wesleyan Church, heard about Cora and brought her to Sierra Leone Anti-trafficking Shelter. Through stretching and exercising Cora’s limbs, they worked to reverse her condition. One month after Cora entered the World Hope International shelter, she took her first step. Though Cora’s name has been changed for her protection, …

Evangelicals Go to Prison

June 1, 2013 ...

“I knew that evangelicals were engaged in prison ministry, but I was surprised to see just how many leaders have been personally involved,” said Leith Anderson, President of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “It demonstrates the evangelical conviction that God offers redemption and reconciliation to all, regardless of what they have done.” Many leaders …

Statement on Refugee and Asylum Provisions

May 20, 2013 ...

At a time when the Senate is considering the modernization of our immigration laws, we also have the opportunity to ensure that the United States strengthens protections for those fleeing persecution, including the many Christians facing religious persecution around the world. The bipartisan Senate immigration bill being marked up this week includes several important provisions …

More Political Engagement Among Evangelicals

May 1, 2013 ...

While many acknowledged current frustrations, most evangelical leaders expect the level of political engagement among evangelicals to increase, according to the May Evangelical Leaders Survey. The poll asked, “What do you expect the level of political engagement among evangelicals will be in the next 10 years?” While 18 percent said political engagement among evangelicals will …

Duncan v. New Hampshire

April 18, 2013 ...

In January, the American Civil Liberties Union and Americans United for Separation of Church and State filed suit against New Hampshire’s Education Tax Credit Program. This program allows businesses to donate private funds to private scholarship organizations and then claim a tax credit for the donation. The scholarship businesses then provide the privately donated funds …

NAE Welcomes President’s Advisory Council Report on Human Trafficking

April 10, 2013 ...

“Human trafficking debases the God-given dignity of every person,” said NAE President Leith Anderson, who serves on the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships. “It is time for the government, churches and all members of society work to together to bring trafficking in persons to an end.” The Advisory Council’s recommendations include: 1. …