Commitment to Unity Is What the Church Needs Most

January 5, 2021 ...

“The lines of division have never been so wide in our country. Polarization is like powerful magnets throughout our ideological spectrum. They pull us apart and clump us into tribes. We have a hard time breaking away from the magnetic security of being with like-minded people, who reinforce our like-mindedness. Efforts to move towards others …

NAE Condemns Burnings at Black Churches

December 17, 2020 ...

“Words fail to communicate the anguish we feel for our brothers and sisters in Christ,” said Walter Kim, NAE president. “No church should see its signs or banners burned in a video online. The recurring trauma experienced by African Americans in this country is heart breaking. Not even their church buildings are exempt from harm.” …

Tim Mackie | The Bible and Creativity

December 15, 2020 ...

In Today’s Conversation podcast hosted by NAE President Walter Kim, you’ll hear Tim share: Why he and Jon decided to start the BibleProject; How Tim was drawn to Jesus through an outreach to skateboarders; What approach the BibleProject takes to navigate different interpretations of Scripture; and How creativity threads through Scripture and connects to our …

Lawsuits Should Not Be the Solution to Conflict Among Christians

December 9, 2020 ...

“Paul begins his letter to the Corinthians by reminding the church how they resolve conflict,” said Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “‘If any of you has a dispute with another, do you dare to take it before the ungodly for judgment instead of before the Lord’s people?’ This correlates with …

Churches Facilitate Conversations Between Police and Community

November 18, 2020 ...

“As trusted institutions, churches have a unique opportunity — and responsibility — to bring together groups of people who have tension or conflict with each another,” said Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “We want to see our communities thrive, and churches can play an important role in improving the relationships …

Scott Sauls | Post-Election Guidance for Christians

November 15, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim and Scott discuss: What evangelicals should believe about God’s sovereignty, regardless of who the president is; What we should think about authority, particularly if we deeply disagree with that authority; How Christians engage on political issues with society at large, especially non-Christian neighbors; and The opportunities the Church has in this …

A Call to Prayer for President-Elect & Vice President-Elect, and for Unity in the Nation

November 11, 2020 ...

In the statement, we commit to pray for President-Elect Joe Biden, current President Donald Trump, Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris and current Vice President Mike Pence; for cooperation during the transition period; and for a peaceful transfer of power. We pray that our leaders will listen and speak to all Americans, including those who feel that …

Calling for Fair, Free and Safe Elections

November 5, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim said, “As Christians, we believe in a just society that preserves the dignity and promotes the voice to its citizens. The disruptions of COVID-19 must be met with a vigorous effort to maintain the right to vote and ensure a free, fair, and fully participatory election.” Letter to Congress in May …

Chaplains and Our PTSD

October 20, 2020 ...

The Mission Chaplains minister to people during the worst times of their lives. Those affected in or after a crisis are emotionally charged or in some state of shock. It is a time when people are most vulnerable. Spiritual care from a chaplain during the crisis usually forever endears them to the ministry. No more …

Amy Black | Civics for Christians

October 15, 2020 ...

In this overview of civics for Christians, you’ll hear NAE President Walter Kim and Amy discuss: How we can apply Scripture to our current political experience; What principles should guide Christians when voting; Whether Christians should join political parties; and What the difference is between “politics” and “policy.” Read a Portion of the Transcript Walter:Churches …