Evangelical Leaders Meet Their Congressional Members

September 1, 2010 ...

NAE President Leith Anderson said, “Amazing — half of evangelical leaders have personally met with the congressional representatives. Adding phone calls and mail raises the percentage even higher. Some may say the motivation is primarily political persuasion. I think it is primarily good Christian citizenship.” Like others, Rosemary Schindler, President of Schindler’s Ark, said she …

Most Favor Continued U.S. Presence in Afghanistan

August 1, 2010 ...

Many agree with Steve Moore, President of The Mission Exchange, who said, “We have no choice but to finish what we started, but I’m increasingly doubtful we can solve the problems we are facing with traditional military options.” The survey highlighted the complexity of judgments toward the war with 34 percent of evangelical leaders opting …

Some Evangelical Leaders Drink; Most Don’t

May 1, 2010 ...

“Alcohol and its effects have been a major challenge in American society,” said Leith Anderson, President of the National Association of Evangelicals. “Just as society has dealt with it, as evidenced in the 18th and 21st amendments, so have evangelicals looked at how to appropriately interact with alcohol.” Although no explanations were requested by the …

Evangelical Leaders are Okay With Contraception

April 1, 2010 ...

“Most associate evangelicals with Catholics in their steady leadership in pro-life advocacy, and rightly so,” said Leith Anderson, president of the NAE. “But it may come as a surprise that unlike the Catholic church, we are open to contraception.” Indicative of their commitment to honoring the sanctity of human life, several leaders included caveats in …

Greatest Moral Issues Facing America

October 1, 2009 ...

“While there were some responses that specified secularization, pornography and other concerns, they were not at the top of the list,” said Leith Anderson, President of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “The top three reflected a majority of responses and were themselves almost a three-way tie.” Abortion was the number one answer. Jeff Farmer …

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 …