Image and Kingdom

October 4, 2018 ...

In his little book “A Practical View of Real Christianity,” William Wilberforce says that “the state of Religion in a country at any given period, not to mention its connection with the eternal happiness of the inhabitants, immediately becomes a question of great political importance.” As a direct outgrowth of his Christian faith, Wilberforce led …

On Advocating for the Vulnerable

October 2, 2018 ...

Prior to World Relief, she worked at one of the largest political fundraising firms in Maryland managing fundraising and campaigning for local politicians. She is co-author of “Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion and Truth in the Immigration Debate,” serves as chair of the Refugee Council USA (RCUSA) Africa Work Group, and was named one of …

For the Health of the Nation

September 23, 2018 ...

“For the Health of the Nation” provides a biblical basis for the following principles: Protecting religious freedom and liberty of conscience Safeguarding the nature and sanctity of human life Strengthening marriages, families and children Seeking justice and compassion for the poor and vulnerable Preserving human rights Pursuing racial justice and reconciliation (new to this edition) …

Everything You Need to Know About Pastoring Small Churches

September 15, 2018 ...

In this podcast, Karl and Leith discuss: How small churches should think about growth and success; The particular challenges, including finances, that pastors of small churches face; What resources are available to pastors of small churches; and Why we need more — not fewer — small churches in the United States. Read a Portion of …

Caring for the Dying

August 15, 2018 ...

Little Hospice is Minnesota’s longest serving residential hospice, and has served about 4,000 people at the end of their lives. In this podcast, you’ll hear Bob Solheim, director of Little Hospice, and Leith Anderson, NAE president, discuss: What emotions and issues people commonly need to deal with at the end of their lives; What Christians …

Chaplains Training Workshop

July 24, 2018 ...

Sessions highlight faithful and compassionate approaches to ministry flowing from gospel integrity and the Great Commission. We also provide training on religious freedom and religious accommodation issues, as well as other practical issues impacting chaplain ministry today. The next Chaplains Training Workshop will be held in Summer 2019. Stay tuned for details.

Modern IT in the Bible

July 16, 2018 ...

Evangelicals like to find answers to our questions and seeds for modern trends in the Bible. But, we’re probably not seeking a link between Facebook, Twitter or even email to anything in the Old or New Testaments. Don’t give up so easily. St. Paul posted the ninth book of the New Testament to a network …

Christian Community in the Age of Internet and Podcast Preachers

July 16, 2018 ...

There’s a lot more to pastoring than developing and preaching sermons, and that is especially true for pastors who serve at small- to medium-sized churches run mainly by volunteers. Despite the dire warnings from church growth experts and leadership seminars, we are Jacks and Jills of all trades, intimately involved in our church and community. …