Roadblocks and Opportunities for Pro-Life Progress

June 4, 2021 ...

Federal Funding of Abortion In March, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan, a massive bill that includes some important pro-family provisions for which the National Association of Evangelicals advocated, including extensions to the child and earned income tax credits. However, the bill appropriates money that is not subject to the Hyde amendment …

Advocating for Vulnerable Families in Indiana

May 24, 2021 ...

Kimberly Majeski, associate professor of biblical studies at Anderson University, hosted the conversation. Aaron Perry, associate professor of pastoral theology and leadership at Indiana Wesleyan University; Tim Streett, assistant director at Shepherd Community Center; and Zach Szmara, national director of Immigrant Connection, offered a framework and basis for considering bipartisan solutions to complex issues. You’ll …

100+ City Bless Your Pastor Tour to Address Growing Challenges for Many Pastors, Churches

May 10, 2021 ...

The NAE’s national research shows that pastors are facing personal and church financial challenges: 90% of pastors are experiencing financial stress (which has increased since COVID-19). 83% of pastors are providing both in person and online worship services to care for their flock. 60% of pastors receive no retirement, health care or employee benefits. 50% …

Advocating for Vulnerable Families in Oklahoma

April 27, 2021 ...

Adrian Hinkle, vice president of academic affairs at Southwestern Christian University, and Eric Costanzo, pastor of South Tulsa Baptist Church, offered a framework and basis for considering bipartisan solutions to complex issues. You will also hear from John Lepine, principal of Crossover Preparatory Academy in North Tulsa, and Deni Fholer, president of Isaiah 58 In …

Senate, House Introduce Bipartisan Border Solutions

April 26, 2021 ...

“The Bible, as a book shaped by the immigrant experience of God’s people, calls upon Christians to advocate on behalf of those facing human rights violations globally,” said Walter Kim, NAE president. “We believe all people are made in the image of God and deserve the opportunity to thrive in a safe and secure environment. The concerning surge at the border …

Improving the Asylum Application Process at the Border

April 21, 2021 ...

In response to this issue, Senator Cornyn and Senator Sinema introduced a bill that strengthens the asylum system and expedites processing in a way that prioritizes service to those most in need while discouraging applications from those who do not have valid asylum claims. In a letter, Walter Kim, NAE president, and Galen Carey, NAE …

How Institutions Can Advance Racial Reconciliation

April 21, 2021 ...

Suddenly, I was a stranger in a strange land. What transpired at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 made millions feel like strangers in a strange land. How could this happen in America? Many factors complicate the assessment of that day, but the challenges of race are involved. We have certainly come a long way …

Raymond Chang | Understanding the Asian American Experience

April 15, 2021 ...

In this podcast hosted by NAE President Walter Kim, you’ll also gain understanding on: How the model minority myth and perpetual foreigner syndrome affect Asian Americans today; What unique contributions Asian Americans offer the Church; How to love and care for Asian American friends and neighbors; and A word of encouragement for those who are …