Walter Kim | Theology of Race

September 15, 2020 ...

In this podcast, you’ll hear Leith and Walter discuss:: What — if anything — the Bible says about race; How the Tower of Babel and Pentecost relate to diversity; The racial situation among first century Christians; and How Christians today ought to respond to racism and racialization. Read a Portion of the Transcript Leith: Events …

Protect Vulnerable Children Against Trafficking

August 24, 2020 ...

Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals, joined with leaders from World Relief, International Justice Mission, World Vision U.S., Bethany Christian Services, the National Latino Evangelical Coalition and various other evangelical institutions to send a letter to Ivanka Trump, one of the administration’s most outspoken advocates for victims of human trafficking. The letter …

Nicole Martin | Equipping Churches in Trauma Healing

August 15, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim hosts Today’s Conversation, where you’ll hear Nicole explain: How she has seen Bible engagement lead to healing; Why Christian leaders need to come to terms with their own trauma; What steps the Trauma Healing Institute pursues in the healing process; and How a better understanding of trauma helps us in the …

John Jenkins | Learning from the Black Church

July 15, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim and Pastor Jenkins also discuss: Why the most recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others have stirred people in new way; How Pastor Jenkins’ church approaches collaboration with churches of different ethnicities; How to respond to narratives like “anyone can pull themselves up by the bootstraps”; and What is …

Remember Those in Prison During COVID-19

July 15, 2020 ...

Walter Kim, NAE president, joined with other leaders to urge Congress to pass the Safer Detention Action to protect the most vulnerable people behind bars and reduce the risks associated with COVID-19 outbreaks. Read the letter.

The Long Obedience of Racial Justice

July 10, 2020 ...

On the other hand, I recall a ride with an African American taxi driver who grew up in Charlottesville. He recalled, without venom or vengeance, countless episodes of racism. The cruelty he suffered and the consequent disparities of life are part of growing up black in Charlottesville. Read the full article at Christianity Today.

Love > Civility

June 24, 2020 ...

We must labor at biting our tongue when we want to lash out. Civility can make us weary. But we do not tire easily of insults. I say this, because I’ve spent time studying honor and shame in social settings and political discourse. My doctoral dissertation from Harvard was on the rhetorical use of insults …

Dreamers Need Permanent Legal Protections

June 18, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim joined with other members of the Evangelical Immigration Table in advocating Congress to permanently resolve the situation for Dreamers. “We are thankful that, for now, the Supreme Court decision will allow continued protection for Dreamers.  Immigration policy is complex, and some aspects may be controversial. But embracing the Dreamers who have …