Evangelical Leaders Publish Pro-Refugee Letter in Washington Post

February 8, 2017 ...

The letter, organized by World Relief, was published this morning as a full page ad in The Washington Post and included notable signatories, such as authors Tim and Kathy Keller, Bill and Lynne Hybels, and Ann Voskamp, among others. “While politicians debate and courts deliberate, we are Christians who pray for refugees,” Anderson said. World Relief …

Letter to President Trump on Executive Order on Refugees

January 29, 2017 ...

Dear President Trump and Vice President Pence, As evangelical Christians, we are guided by the Bible to be particularly concerned for the plight of refugees, individuals who have been forced to flee their countries because of the threat of persecution. Evangelical churches and ministries have long played a key role in welcoming, resettling, and assisting …

Letter to UNESCO on Temple Mount

October 24, 2016 ...

Dear Ambassador Ülker: As you meet on the 68th United Nations Day to discuss UNESCO Draft Decision Item 25 (200 EX/PX/DR.25.2 Rev.), please consider the impact your decision may have on inter-religious cooperation. The United Nations was founded to promote peace, justice and human rights. The U.N. Charter commits its members “to practice tolerance and …

Letter to Congress on Conscience Protection Act

April 19, 2016 ...

Dear Representative: We represent millions of Americans and tens of thousands of health care professionals with a profound concern about abortion, and particularly about the conscience rights of health care professionals and facilities. Federal laws protecting conscientious objection to abortion have been approved for decades by Congresses and presidents of both parties. Even many “pro-choice” …

Letter to French Evangelical Alliance on Paris Attacks

November 23, 2015 ...

Dear Clement, “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me” (Psalm 23:4). On behalf of the National Association of Evangelicals in the United States, we express our solidarity with you and mourn the senseless loss of lives in your country. We are shocked and saddened. …

Letter to President on South Sudan

July 22, 2015 ...

Dear President Obama, As you prepare for your upcoming trip to Africa, we the undersigned 19 organizations, urge you to use this important opportunity to press for a solution to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan and stress the need for greater regional cooperation to pressure the warring parties to make the necessary concessions for …

Letter to President on Religious Minorities Post

April 20, 2015 ...

The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, We write as an informal group of organizations and individuals who are scholars, religious leaders, human rights advocates and practitioners to express our support for the bipartisan, bicameral letter sent to you last …

Letter on Services for Unaccompanied Children

February 20, 2015 ...

Office of Refugee Resettlement 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW, 8th Floor West Washington DC 20024 Re: Comments on Interim Final Rule on Unaccompanied Children Dear Ms. Sohn: On behalf of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the National Association of Evangelicals, World Vision, Inc., Catholic Relief Services, and World Relief, we respectfully submit the following …

Letter to Congress on New D.C. Laws

February 5, 2015 ...

Dear Senator, We, the undersigned, represent national and local religious institutions and organizations and pro-life advocacy organizations, all of which have offices in the District of Columbia, that serve and speak on behalf of millions of people across the United States. Most of us do not engage in the city’s legislative affairs, but we must …

Letter to Ambassador of Israel on Har Nof Massacre

November 25, 2014 ...

The Honorable Ron Dermer Ambassador of Israel to the United States Embassy of Israel 3524 International Drive, NW Washington, DC 20008 Dear Mr. Ambassador: Please accept our deepest condolences as you and your nation grieve the tragic loss of life following the massacre at the Har Nof synagogue in Jerusalem. The murder of religious leaders …