Theology Behind Euangelion

January 29, 2018 ...

The Jewish Path to Good News The first is a Jewish path. Isaiah, hundreds of years before Jesus, announced the good news of God’s reign for Israel in exile, with no immediate hope of restoration. How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news who proclaim peace, who bring good …

Defining Evangelicals in Research

January 23, 2018 ...

Few identifiers are as ubiquitous but so poorly defined. The result has been that even premier polling groups are divided on who counts. To understand how we got here, I will give some background on research into evangelicalism and then offer a path forward. In the wake of Jimmy Carter, existing and new polling agencies …

Evangelical: What’s in a Name?

January 23, 2018 ...

For both of these contemporary opinions, there are some admittedly good reasons. Yet stepping back for a longer view historically and a wider view internationally opens up another possibility: Maybe the scholars are too fussy, and the pundits too shortsighted. More Than Right Wing In the media’s obsession with partisan politics, evangelicals are the white …

Christian Student Leadership Conference — January 2019

January 21, 2018 ...

At the Christian Student Leadership Conference, you’ll be inspired and empowered as you: Engage in today’s top public policy issues; Hear from senators, representatives, public policy leaders and thinkers; Express your values in a civil and biblical way; and Speak on behalf of those who have no voice. Consider your calling as you experience power-packed …

Avoiding Nuclear Catastrophe

January 15, 2018 ...

In this podcast, NAE President Leith Anderson and Max Tegmark also discuss: What we know about the nuclear programs of other countries, including North Korea and Iran; What a “nuclear winter” is, as well as other implications of a nuclear incident; Whether reducing the number of nuclear weapons weakens nuclear deterrence; and Why Republican presidents …

FEMA Should Help Rebuild Faith-based Groups, Too

January 4, 2018 ...

“Studies have shown the vast economic benefits that churches and other faith-based groups bring to their communities — through food banks, recovery programs, English language classes, childcare and more,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “The government should help churches and other groups that are positively impacting the communities around …

The Bible and Business

December 15, 2017 ...

In Today’s Conversation podcast with NAE President Leith Anderson, Steve talks about how his faith impacts the way he leads, reflects on Hobby Lobby’s landmark Supreme Court case, and shares about his legacy project, Museum of the Bible. You’ll also hear Leith and Steve discuss: What the Bible says about business; Advice for young Christians …

Pastors Should Know Who Gives to the Church

November 27, 2017 ...

“Among their many responsibilities, pastors are entrusted with shepherding and discipling those in the church. They also play a significant role in calling others to leadership in the church,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) who served as a pastor for over 35 years. “These two pastoral responsibilities seem to …

Religious Freedom and the Law

November 15, 2017 ...

Based out of the University of St. Thomas School of Law, Tom’s work has been cited several times by the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeals. In this podcast, you’ll hear from a leading legal scholar on: The most concerning current religious freedom issues in the United States; Whether sexual orientation should be …