Advocating for Vulnerable Families

April 6, 2021 ...

This free NAE webinar will help you understand what is on the table and how you can be part of lifting millions out of poverty. Gabriel Salguero, pastor and coalition leader, and Kathryn Edin, one of the nation’s leading poverty researchers, will offer a framework and basis for considering bipartisan solutions to complex issues. Policy …

Closing the Citizenship Loophole for Adopted Children

March 31, 2021 ...

Walter Kim joined the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission with several other leaders to strongly urge Congress to pass a bipartisan bill —  The Adoptee Citizenship Act — to solve the innumerable problems faced by these adopted children. The Act will provide immediate citizenship to individuals already adopted by U.S. citizens.

House Passes Pathway for Dreamers, Farm Workers

March 25, 2021 ...

“Prioritizing care for immigrants and vulnerable populations lies at the very core of biblical and moral values,” said Walter Kim, NAE president. “We commend the House’s action to remove party politics from issues affecting the well-being and security of immigrant populations, and we encourage the Senate to do the same as they mark up their own immigration bills.”  The American Dream and …

COVID Vaccines Resource Hub

March 24, 2021 ...

A Christian Perspective on the COVID Vaccines COVID vaccines have not only brought a sense of hope, but also many questions. Is it truly safe after such a quick timetable for development? Will it actually be effective and for how long? Are there ethical issues involved in the creation of the vaccines that Christians should …

Protecting Unaccompanied Children at the Border

March 22, 2021 ...

Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals, joined with leaders from World Relief, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, the National Latino Evangelical Coalition and various other evangelical institutions to implore President Biden to lead decisively and to ensure that our government respects both the dignity of unaccompanied children and its obligation to …

NAE Grieves Anti-Asian Violence, Calls for Understanding

March 18, 2021 ...

The NAE denounces violence and hate in all forms against any person or persons made in the image of God. Over the past year, nearly 3,800 incidents of name-calling, shunning and assault against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have been reported to Stop AAPI Hate. Some of the incidents include being spat at, coughed on or physically attacked while being verbally blamed …

Tish Harrison Warren | Evangelical Identity in Global Context

March 15, 2021 ...

In Today’s Conversation podcast, Tish and NAE President Walter Kim discuss: How evangelicalism has shaped her piety; The importance of emphasizing global evangelicalism; How American evangelicals can be more globally minded; and What she learned about being a faithful witness in our cultural climate. Read a Portion of the Transcript Walter: As we draw to …

Congress Okays Aid for Families, Low-Income Workers

March 12, 2021 ...

“Families are central to God’s plan for human flourishing, and work is foundational to human dignity,” said NAE President Walter Kim. “The improvements in the child and earned income tax credits will make a substantial contribution to reducing poverty during the pandemic and its aftermath, particularly for African American and Latino families who represent a disproportionate …

NAE Supports Child, Earned Income Tax Credits

March 8, 2021 ...

“Both the Child Tax Credit and the Earned Income Tax Credit are effective tools that nurture family life and care for the vulnerable in America,” said Walter Kim, NAE president. “These programs can both be strengthened and improved to lift even more people out of poverty.”  The foundation for support of these programs comes from the NAE’s longstanding commitments to …

Backgrounder | Child and Earned Income Tax Credits

March 5, 2021 ...

The NAE affirms that “the family is central to God’s vision for human beings and for human society” and that “the family is central to life together as diverse people in society.”[ii] While families themselves, along with their churches, bear the primary responsibility for nurturing family life, the NAE recognizes that “other social institutions, including …