Brownback Nominated for Religious Freedom Post

July 27, 2017 ...

The president’s nominee, Governor Sam Brownback, has a distinguished record of support for religious freedom, and a wealth of experience in politics, serving as a U.S. representative, senator and governor. We urge Senator Bob Corker to promptly schedule confirmation hearings. “At a time when religious believers in many parts of the world are facing intense …

Responding to Religious Freedom Executive Order

May 4, 2017 ...

We welcome the promise, repeated today, that religious organizations will not be required to provide drugs that may act as abortifacients and services that violate their commitment to protect all human life. Now we call on the administration to promptly issue revised regulations and resolve lingering legal disputes over this issue. Most evangelical leaders do …

Bioethics Resolution Considers New Technology

October 25, 2016 ...

The Biotechnology and Bioethics 2016 resolution also updates prior NAE resolutions on bioethics in light of new developments in the field. NAE President Leith Anderson said, “This resolution leans on the wisdom of responsible bioethicists who have studied the ethical and moral implications of new biotechnology, offering biblical guidance for Christ-followers as they consider the …

NAE Addresses Education Equity

October 19, 2016 ...

The Education Equity 2016 resolution states, “While there is much to celebrate in American education — and the Church has made significant contributions to its flourishing — the benefits are not equitably distributed among all children and communities. Violating both biblical justice and the American dream, educational opportunities are provided in abundance to some and …

Update: California Drops Proposal Affecting Faith-based Colleges

August 10, 2016 ...

The earlier version of Senate Bill 1146 would have prevented colleges that receive state funds from enforcing policies on student conduct, housing and restroom/locker facilities, and other matters of practical campus life that are informed by the institution’s religious convictions. “This is good news for our evangelical colleges and for other religious schools in California,” …

California Bill Threatens Faith-based Colleges

August 9, 2016 ...

S.B. 1146 would eliminate the current religious exemption in California that gives its faith-based colleges and universities the opportunity to operate in ways that are consistent with their beliefs. Under the provisions of S.B. 1146, only seminaries or other schools that train clergy and ministers would qualify for a religious exemption. Any other faith-based school …