Little Consensus on How to Reduce Abortions

December 17, 2012 ...

Encouraging unmarried women to give the child up for adoption led the way with an average ranking of 3.06 on a ranking of 1 (most effective) to 7 (least effective). This reflects respondents’ perception of/belief about what would be most effective. Making adoption more affordable came in second place with an average ranking of 3.65. …

Facing an Unexpected Pregnancy

December 12, 2012 ...

When asked specifically whether they would consider abortion if faced with an unexpected pregnancy, the study,* which was commissioned by the National Association of Evangelicals, found that only 2 percent of evangelical Millennials would definitely consider abortion; the same proportion would probably consider it; 5 percent might consider abortion; 7 percent said probably not; and …

Don’t Gamble with Online Poker

December 11, 2012 ...

“Pastors regularly see the destructive impact of gambling on families and children. Those problems will increase if gambling moves from buildings to home computers,” said Leith Anderson, NAE President. In 1985 resolution, the NAE noted that gambling exploits the weakness and greed of humanity and called on those in positions of influence and decision-making to …

Evangelical Millennials Say Sex Outside Marriage is Wrong

December 3, 2012 ...

The report, “Sex and Unexpected Pregnancies: What Evangelical Millennials Think and Practice,”* found that a majority (55 percent) who were unmarried but have been sexually active in the past three months still believed that sex outside marriage is not morally acceptable, including 29 percent who felt strongly about this. Just 19 percent felt strongly that …

NAE Grieves Embassy Violence

September 13, 2012 ...

“Very few Americans knew anything about this film until the violence started,” said Leith Anderson, NAE President. “This insulting video does not represent the vast majority of Americans who desire to live at peace with people of other faiths.” The attack has been condemned by both the U.S. and Libya governments. The NAE joins together …

Presidential Candidates Tell Christian Leaders How They Will Address High Poverty Numbers

September 12, 2012 ...

“As Christian leaders, we believe that this presidential campaign should include a clear focus on what each candidate proposes to do to provide help and opportunity for hungry and poor people in the United States and around the world. We are grateful that the candidates have produced these videos that outline their positions on this …

NAE Welcomes Freedom for Iran Pastor

September 10, 2012 ...

“We are relieved for Pastor Nadarkhani, and pleased with this good decision of the Iranian government,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “We watch as laws are increasingly being used by governments against religious minorities, and we pray and press for more outcomes like this.” International pressure for Nadarkhani’s release has been strong with condemnation of …