Does the Golden Rule Apply to Politics?

June 12, 2020 ...

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus announced the coming of God’s kingdom and invited his followers to rethink their thinking in light of the remarkable opportunity to live under the rule of God. Those who follow the way of Jesus find their relationships transformed as they learn to love, serve and forgive even those …

An International Perspective on U.S. Christians & Politics

June 10, 2020 ...

From an outsider’s perspective, the heightened partisan divide in America is disturbing. Some will dismiss this as an American issue and not the business of those beyond its borders. However, we live in a global village; when Americans sneeze, the rest of the world catches a cold! Media reporting on U.S. evangelicalism has an impact …

Racial Justice Response & Resources

June 6, 2020 ...

Message from NAE Leaders on Racial Justice and Equality Message from NAE Leaders on Racial Justice & Equality from NAEvangelicals on Vimeo. NAE Statement on Racial Unrest and Call to Action Recent events surrounding the wrongful deaths of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, Breonna Taylor in Kentucky, and George Floyd in Minnesota illustrate severe racial injustices …

Most Pastors Do Not Feel Equipped for Mental Health Issues

June 2, 2020 ...

“Pastors cannot be expected to have the same level of skill, training and experience as professional therapists,” said Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “Pastors have a shepherding and counseling role to play, but should refer when people need the next layer of care. Pastors should also play a role in …

Protecting Prisoners, Detainees and Guards from COVID-19

June 1, 2020 ...

A letter to congressional leadership on conditions for prisoners included proposals to: expand eligibility for compassionate release in the federal prison system; use digital programming; increase reentry funding; and discontinue penalizing second-chance entrepreneurs. The NAE also joined with the Evangelical Immigration Table and another group of immigrant advocates in writing the Department of Homeland Security …

Reopening the Church

May 16, 2020 ...

In collaboration with the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College, we’ve created a clearinghouse of tools for you at ReopeningTheChurch.com. This includes a step-by-step guide to resuming in-person ministries, webinars, tip sheets, articles and a list of resources from NAE members and friends.   

Jo Anne Lyon | Leading Well in Times of Crisis

May 15, 2020 ...

In Today’s Conversation hosted by Walter Kim, Jo Anne shares how to lead well — in different contexts and especially in times of crisis. You’ll learn: How to meaningfully employ courage and risk in leadership; How God used Jo Anne’s passions to step into new levels of influence; What she learned about women and men …

Seeking a Free, Fair and Safe Election Despite COVID-19

May 11, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim and NAE Vice President Galen Carey joined with 20 other Christian leaders in encouraging members of Congress to include sufficient funds in the next CARES Act that would enable states to prepare for the 2020 primary and general elections. Kim said, “As Christians, we believe in a just society that preserves …