Are Commencement Speakers Memorable?

May 11, 2018 ...

In April, evangelical leaders in the United States were asked whether they remember who gave the commencement address at their college graduation. Only 28 percent remember who the speaker was, according to the monthly Evangelical Leaders Survey. Of those who remember who spoke at their commencement, only half can recall something the speaker said. “Education …

Leading a Denomination

April 15, 2018 ...

In this podcast, you’ll be inspired in your place of leadership as George shares: What leadership examples in Scripture were particularly meaningful to him; How he developed core values for his tenure; How God led him to this unique ministry calling; and The challenges and joys of leadership. Read a Portion of the Transcript Leith: …

Prisoners Can Become Pastors

March 30, 2018 ...

“Evangelicals believe that the gospel transforms lives. When former prisoners serve in ministry, we are reminded of the redemption and restoration that all Christians enjoy in Christ,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). Gabriel Salguero, president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition, shared that his father served as a Pentecostal …

Evangelicals Call for Prayer for Peace on Korean Peninsula

March 27, 2018 ...

“Evangelicals have long been concerned about religious persecution and other human rights violations in North Korea, as well as the destabilizing impact of North Korea’s nuclear program,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “Now we face the possibility of a war in which many thousands, and perhaps millions of civilians, …

What’s Going on in Asian American Christianity?

March 15, 2018 ...

In this podcast, you’ll also hear Daniel, who trains Asian Americans for church leadership and others for ministry to Asian Americans, explain: The challenges Asian American Christian leaders face when serving in non-Asian majority contexts; The diversity within Asian American churches; The history and growth of Asian immigration to the United States; and How Asian …

Billy Graham, Champion of the Gospel, Dies at 99

February 21, 2018 ...

“Billy Graham has been the best known face and voice of evangelicalism for more than half a century,” said Leith Anderson, NAE President. “With Christian graciousness, he transcended political and religious differences to faithfully proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ.” Graham is credited as preaching the gospel to nearly 215 million, not including those reached …

Religion vs. Science

February 15, 2018 ...

In Today’s Conversation with NAE President Leith Anderson, you’ll hear a noted sociologist share findings from her research of over 10,000 Americans and explain: The fundamental questions that shape how Americans approach science; What people of faith — particularly evangelicals — believe about the Earth’s origin; What informs attitudes towards the environment and climate change; and …

Billy Melvin, Past NAE Leader, Dies at 88

February 7, 2018 ...

“Billy Melvin led and loved the National Association of Evangelicals during the rapid expansion of evangelicalism in America,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “He blessed and encouraged me as the once youngest member of the NAE board, in our travel together across developing countries of Africa, and more recently as a supporter of the NAE …

NAE’s Beginning

February 6, 2018 ...

They focused on evangelism and found the radio to be an effective medium for broadcasting their message. Lacking a central organizing body, the community centered around engaging personalities and independent institutions. The downside to this emerging popular movement was that many radio preachers, Christian college presidents and pulpiteers spoke and acted independently. At times they …