NAE Condemns White Supremacy

August 16, 2017 ...

In times of national tragedy and crisis, evangelical Christians turn to the Word of God for direction. God created human beings in his image, and thus all people share in divine dignity (Genesis 1:26). No race or ethnicity is greater or more valuable than another. Evangelicals believe that the good news of Jesus Christ has …

Budget Cuts to Poverty-Focused Programs

June 22, 2017 ...

The Circle of Protection is a broad coalition of leaders from all the families of U.S. Christianity who have come together around the biblical mandate to protect poor and vulnerable people. Our Christian churches and organizations directly assist our neighbors in need every day; and we also support laws and policies which provide for the common …

Justice Declaration

June 20, 2017 ...

Because the good news of Jesus Christ calls the Church to advocate (or “be a witness”) for biblical truth and to care for the vulnerable, we, His followers, call for a justice system that is fair and redemptive for all. The Church has both the unique ability and unparalleled capacity to confront the staggering crisis …

Strong Rule for Predatory Lending

April 28, 2017 ...

The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), as the largest evangelical network in the country, brings together 40 evangelical denominations with more than 45,000 congregations, as well as ministries, missions, colleges, universities, seminaries, charities and networks, with millions of constituents. We have seen the devastation that predatory lending has wrought in too many families and communities. …

Responding to the Current Refugee Crisis

February 2, 2017 ...

Thank you to those who organized today’s briefing, and for all who have taken time to show support for refugees. I am honored to speak today on behalf of evangelical Christians who along with many other Americans care deeply about the 65 million refugees and internally displaced persons in the world who have fled their …

Christian Leaders Call for Unity After Election

November 8, 2016 ...

The statement reads, in part: Having a common commitment to our Christian Faith, as well as a shared love for our country, we, the undersigned recognizing the deeply divisive nature of this election cycle, seek the beginning of the healing of our nation. Above our Democratic, Republican, and Independent political affiliations, we are believers in …

New Rules on Small Dollar Loans

June 2, 2016 ...

When used responsibly, credit can be a blessing. Banks, credit unions and other financial institutions play a vital role in the efficient functioning of a modern economy, contributing to the common good. The Bible offers these guidelines for honorable lending and borrowing: Don’t take advantage of the vulnerable. Don’t charge excessive interest. Lend generously. Avoid …

Reduce the Threat of Nuclear Catastrophe

May 4, 2016 ...

Nuclear weapons remain a real and urgent threat to humanity and our planet. If there is even a limited nuclear exchange, millions — if not billions — of people could perish, large swaths of the planet could be contaminated, and the global economy could collapse. As President Obama said in his historic April 2009 Prague …

Comments on Faith-based Funding Regulations

October 2, 2015 ...

What began with “charitable choice” in 1996 is now coming into full realization with the near completion of regulations governing federal grant assistance to religious social service providers. The filed comments respond to proposed additions to regulations that have been in force since they were adopted in 2003-2004 as part of President Bush’s faith-based initiative. …