Billy Melvin, Past NAE Leader, Dies at 88

February 7, 2018 ...

“Billy Melvin led and loved the National Association of Evangelicals during the rapid expansion of evangelicalism in America,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “He blessed and encouraged me as the once youngest member of the NAE board, in our travel together across developing countries of Africa, and more recently as a supporter of the NAE …

Evangelicals Leaders Don’t Want Partisan Political Identity

February 5, 2018 ...

“Interesting commentary flowed in with the responses to this survey question,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “There is angst over media coverage and popular thought that identifies evangelicals with this or any president. Evangelicals are so many and so diverse that leaders are wary when media gives the impression …

Christian Student Leadership Conference — January 2020

January 21, 2018 ...

At the Christian Student Leadership Conference, you’ll be inspired and empowered as you: ​Interact with today’s top public policy issues; Hear from elected officials, public policy leaders and thinkers; Express your values in a civil and biblical way; and Speak on behalf of those who have no voice. ​​Consider your calling as you experience power-packed …

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 …

Denominational Executives Retreat

November 28, 2017 ...

Many denominational leaders indicate that this is the one event they prioritize every year. The invitation is limited to the denominational head only. The purpose of the 24-hour peer retreat is for denominational leaders to share common experiences in a confidential setting. Join the Denominational Executives Retreat Embassy Suites by Hilton Bloomington/Minneapolis 2800 American Boulevard …

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.” …

Washington Briefing

October 10, 2017 ...

The Washington Briefing is designed for NAE board members with a few openings reserved for select other evangelical leaders by invitation only. Registrations are accepted on a first come first served basis. Sessions are held in or near the Capitol, White House and other public buildings. Stayed tuned for information about our next Washington Briefing!