75th Anniversaries of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Call for Action

August 5, 2020 ...

In 2011, the National Association of Evangelicals pledged support for “national leaders who adopt policies and pursue negotiations that will contribute to peace, freedom and security at home and abroad, giving particular attention to the threats posed by nuclear weapons.” Life is a gift from God that we must not threaten with weapons that by …

Supreme Court Denies Appeal of Pandemic Restrictions on Churches

July 31, 2020 ...

“This is a disappointing decision,” said Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “Churches should support necessary and equitable regulations that apply across the board, but cannot accept double standards that favor casinos over churches.” Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, most churches have voluntarily taken significant steps to protect parishioners …

Learning from the Black Church

July 15, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim and Pastor Jenkins also discuss: Why the most recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others have stirred people in new way; How Pastor Jenkins’ church approaches collaboration with churches of different ethnicities; How to respond to narratives like “anyone can pull themselves up by the bootstraps”; and What is …

Remember Those in Prison During COVID-19

July 15, 2020 ...

Walter Kim, NAE president, joined with other leaders to urge Congress to pass the Safer Detention Action to protect the most vulnerable people behind bars and reduce the risks associated with COVID-19 outbreaks. Read the letter.

The Long Obedience of Racial Justice

July 10, 2020 ...

On the other hand, I recall a ride with an African American taxi driver who grew up in Charlottesville. He recalled, without venom or vengeance, countless episodes of racism. The cruelty he suffered and the consequent disparities of life are part of growing up black in Charlottesville. Read the full article at Christianity Today.