New Presbyterian Denomination Joins NAE

November 12, 2015 ...

“ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians brings an important perspective to the National Association of Evangelicals,” said NAE President Leith Anderson. “We are encouraged by their testimony and commitment to the gospel of Jesus Christ and look forward to our partnership together.” The mission of ECO is to build flourishing churches that make disciples …

NAE Calls for Revisions to Proposed Health Program Regulations

November 9, 2015 ...

The comments respond to proposed rules on non-discrimination in health programs and activities, pointing to a number of areas in which the proposed regulations go beyond OCR’s statutory authority and imposing requirements not approved by Congress. The comments address five main areas of concern, including: Language that may be interpreted — contrary to explicit statutory …

NAE Issues Call to Action on Creation Care

October 20, 2015 ...

“The Bible commands us to care for God’s earth and the people in it,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “This resolution is about joining with our brothers and sisters around the world to fulfill that mandate.” The Lausanne Cape Town Commitment calls Christians worldwide to: Adopt lifestyles that renounce habits of consumption that are destructive …

New NAE Resolution Recognizes Different Views on Death Penalty

October 19, 2015 ...

The new resolution states, “Evangelical Christians differ in their beliefs about capital punishment, often citing strong biblical and theological reasons either for the just character of the death penalty in extreme cases or for the sacredness of all life, including the lives of those who perpetrate serious crimes and yet have the potential for repentance …

NAE Mourns Mass Campus Shooting

October 2, 2015 ...

“In times of unexpected tragedy, we turn to our faith for comfort and healing,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “We honor the memory of those who died and choose not to be desensitized by any life lost — no matter how frequent mass shootings may become.” According to some reports, Christians may have been targeted …

NAE Releases Ethics Guide for Churches

September 29, 2015 ...

“Church leadership teams are most often composed of seasoned leaders who sacrificially volunteer their time to build up the local church,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “They want to do good. This resource is an opportunity for church leadership teams to discuss, adopt and live out the calling God has given them.” Congregational leaders are …

Christian Leaders Release Videos by Presidential Candidates on Poverty

July 21, 2015 ...

The videos were made by Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee and Bernie Sanders and can be found at CircleOfProtection.us. The other declared presidential candidates were contacted but have not yet provided videos. “Christians are deeply concerned about the suffering of hungry and poor people,” said Galen Carey, vice president of government …

Supreme Court Redefines Marriage

June 26, 2015 ...

“At the beginning of the Bible, God defined marriage. In the New Testament, Jesus described marriage. Neither asked the Supreme Court for a new definition or description,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. The NAE today released a statement about marriage in light of the court’s redefinition, which says in part: Nothing in the Supreme Court’s …

NAE Adds Global Church Representative to Staff

May 28, 2015 ...

“While the majority of our work is focused on U.S. ministries, the National Association of Evangelicals cares deeply for God’s work around the world,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “The far too prevalent persecution of Christians in the world today reminds us that an NAE global church representative is much needed.” Correll recently retired as …