NAE Grieves Anti-Asian Violence, Calls for Understanding

March 18, 2021 ...

The NAE denounces violence and hate in all forms against any person or persons made in the image of God. Over the past year, nearly 3,800 incidents of name-calling, shunning and assault against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have been reported to Stop AAPI Hate. Some of the incidents include being spat at, coughed on or physically attacked while being verbally blamed …

Tish Harrison Warren | Evangelical Identity in Global Context

March 15, 2021 ...

In Today’s Conversation podcast, Tish and NAE President Walter Kim discuss: How evangelicalism has shaped her piety; The importance of emphasizing global evangelicalism; How American evangelicals can be more globally minded; and What she learned about being a faithful witness in our cultural climate. Read a Portion of the Transcript Walter: As we draw to …

Congress Okays Aid for Families, Low-Income Workers

March 12, 2021 ...

“Families are central to God’s plan for human flourishing, and work is foundational to human dignity,” said NAE President Walter Kim. “The improvements in the child and earned income tax credits will make a substantial contribution to reducing poverty during the pandemic and its aftermath, particularly for African American and Latino families who represent a disproportionate …

NAE Supports Child, Earned Income Tax Credits

March 8, 2021 ...

“Both the Child Tax Credit and the Earned Income Tax Credit are effective tools that nurture family life and care for the vulnerable in America,” said Walter Kim, NAE president. “These programs can both be strengthened and improved to lift even more people out of poverty.”  The foundation for support of these programs comes from the NAE’s longstanding commitments to …

Backgrounder | Child and Earned Income Tax Credits

March 5, 2021 ...

The NAE affirms that “the family is central to God’s vision for human beings and for human society” and that “the family is central to life together as diverse people in society.”[ii] While families themselves, along with their churches, bear the primary responsibility for nurturing family life, the NAE recognizes that “other social institutions, including …

Supporting Families with Children and Low-Income Workers

March 5, 2021 ...

The National Association of Evangelicals commends bipartisan proposals to offer greater support to families by strengthening and making permanent improvements to the Child Tax Credit. Children are a gift from God, and a blessing to our nation. Parents who invest in nurturing children and raising the next generation need and deserve our support. The Child …

Will Evangelical Leaders Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine?

February 26, 2021 ...

Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), said, “While some have concerns about the newness of the vaccine, possible side effects or efficacy, a careful look at the science behind the vaccines is convincing and the Christian ethic to love is compelling.” Kim recently hosted a podcast conversation with Dr. Francis Collins, director …

Equality Act Lacks Religious Freedom Protections

February 25, 2021 ...

While the Equality Act offers protections for LGBT individuals, its current form threatens to turn houses of worship and other religious spaces into “public accommodations” subject to intrusive government intervention, in violation of the First Amendment. Where these new rights conflict with the rights of religious people, the Equality Act offers no protection and explicitly removes the existing protection of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.    “Instead of offering …

Fight Conspiracy Theories and Welcome the Vaccines

February 24, 2021 ...

Both of us in recent weeks have hosted webinars with our friend and fellow Christian Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, answering every possible question we could imagine regarding the safety and efficacy of the vaccines. We did so because we know that, according to surveys, roughly a quarter of the public …

Kaitlyn Schiess | Spiritual Formation for Public Life

February 15, 2021 ...

In Today’s Conversation podcast with NAE President Walter Kim, Kaitlyn invites us to expand our understanding of spiritual formation and examine what practices may be shaping our worldview. Walter and Kaitlyn also discuss: Why spiritual formation is broader than internal work; How different generations — particularly Gen Z — approach spiritual formation and politics; What …