Evangelical Leaders Prefer Traditional Burial

September 1, 2009 ...

Although almost all indicated that there is no strong theological objection to cremation and that their denominations have no rules against it, 64 percent prefer whole body burial, 8 percent prefer cremation, 9 percent accept either, and 2 percent are undecided or don’t know. Bob Wenz of Colorado Springs listed reasons for cremation: 1.) More …

Humanitarian Aid Needed in Sri Lanka

June 24, 2009 ...

The aftermath of Sri Lanka’s three-decade-old armed conflict has displaced more than 300,000 people who are desperately in need of food, medical assistance and other basic needs. They include malnourished children, pregnant and lactating mothers and the elderly. “Despite being a small minority, the Christian community is valiantly and sacrificially giving to meet these needs, …

Religious Freedom for Soldiers and Military Chaplains

February 7, 2006 ...

This booklet is a guide to religious practice in military life with instruction on: Religion and military life History of religion in military life Social benefits of religion in military life Legal sources of religious freedom Legal principles and values The importance of context Military chaplains Soldier’s religious freedom Commander-subordinate religious practices Ceremonial prayer Academic …

World Evangelical Alliance

May 28, 1951 ...

As an active member in WEA, the NAE joins with the global family of evangelicals in seeking holiness, justice and renewal at every level of society — individual, family, community and culture in order that God is glorified and the nations of the earth are forever transformed. Some of the WEA’s current initiatives include engagement …