Bradley Wright | What the Numbers Say About Christianity

March 15, 2020 ...

In Today’s Conversation podcast hosted by NAE President Walter Kim, you’ll hear Bradley and Walter discuss these numbers as well as: Why people are attracted to failure narratives; What the numbers say about racial bias in churches and how to foster self-control; What kinds of research questions the Church should be asking; and How pastors …

John Inazu | Surviving and Thriving in Deep Difference

February 15, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim hosts Today’s Conversation, where you’ll hear John share: His assessment of the state of First Amendment law and religious freedom; How premises of “inclusion” and “dissent” provide a framework for current conflicts; What led him to speak and write about how Christians ought to engage with those whom they deeply disagree; …

Walter Kim | A Leader for the Next Decade

January 15, 2020 ...

In this podcast, you’ll hear Walter describe: How his parents’ immigration story shaped his view of American life; What living in different environments — from a coal town in Pennsylvania to Harvard University — taught him about bridging cultural divides; His understanding of “evangelical-isms” within America; and What opportunities await evangelicals in today’s cultural moment. …

Changing a Denomination’s Theological Statement

December 15, 2019 ...

Hosted by Leith Anderson, this podcast will help you understand: How the EFCA’s history with premillennialism influenced the decision; What resources and conversations were needed for pastors and churches to consider the change; Why some EFCA pastors didn’t want the Statement of Faith to change; and What recommendations EFCA leaders would offer to other groups …

The Real Story of Church and State

November 15, 2019 ...

Based out of the University of Missouri, Carl has published widely in the area of religious liberty and church-state relations. He has also served as NAE legal counsel since 2002. In this podcast, you’ll learn: How different states handled the relationship between church and state in early America; Who were the “religious dissenters” that played …

Behind the Scenes of The Salvation Army

October 15, 2019 ...

Commissioner David Hudson joins Today’s Conversation with Leith Anderson to explain: What most people don’t understand about The Salvation Army; How an organization that was started in the 1800s has adapted and remained relevant today; What the Army has learned about poverty through its enhanced case management program; and How the organization functions as a …

Lessons Learned Through a Medical Crisis

September 15, 2019 ...

In this podcast, you’ll be inspired as you hear John share: How God used his illness to strengthen his faith and ministry; What encouragement he offers to those who do not see healing in their future; How the medical crisis impacted his marriage; and How God miraculously healed him. Read a Portion of the Transcript …

The Future of Bible Translation

August 15, 2019 ...

Samuel Chiang joins Today’s Conversation with Leith Anderson to discuss the current state of Bible translation and what its future looks like. In this podcast, you’ll hear: How Bible translation is preserving endangered languages; What the most critical needs are for today’s translation ministry; What role orality plays in Bible translation work; and Whether there …

Crisis at the Border

July 15, 2019 ...

In this podcast, you’ll hear Matthew Soerens and NAE President Leith Anderson discuss their recent trip to the U.S./Mexico border and: Why so many people are leaving their countries to come to the United States; What leaders agree on regarding a solution to the crisis; How churches and nonprofits are ministering along the border; and …

Understanding the Opioid Crisis

June 15, 2019 ...

In this podcast, Dr. Lindsay Stokes, an emergency medicine physician in Albany, New York, explains: Her experiences in the emergency room with those who are addicted to opioids; Why opioid addiction became so prevalent in the U.S.; How to identify an opioid overdose and provide life-saving help; What churches can do for those impacted by …