Nuclear Holocaust

January 1, 1982 ...

Again in 1977 NAE decried a type of militarism discerned in the arms traffic by criminal organizations, revolutionary groups and nations, stating that “While we represent a wide constituency in our views of the place and type of military prepared­ness for defense to protect the welfare and provide for our domestic tranquility…we unite in deploring …

Drunk Driving

January 1, 1982 ...

The family is especially victimized by these tragedies. Churches are family related and thus are in an ideal position to deal with alcohol and its related problems. The National Association of Evangelicals challenges its constituency to address this national crisis. All evangelical churches, ministers and individuals are urged to join community efforts to create public …

Charitable Contributions

January 1, 1979 ...

Since our earliest days, voluntary, non-profit agencies have been part of the vital strength of the United States of America. Such agencies, including religious institutions and churches, have performed necessary functions that otherwise would have fallen to Government. Charitable contributions to voluntary agencies have diminished considerably in recent years, with increased use of the standard …

Use of Force

January 1, 1977 ...

In the current day the spirit of another kind of militarism can be discerned in the arms traffic by criminal organizations, revolutionary groups and nations. Or again it can be seen in the proliferation of nuclear weapons as nations seek a balance of power. The results all too often are city streets unsafe, terrorism and …

Employment and Religious Freedom

January 1, 1973 ...

There is a distinct difference between the preferential selection of personnel by religious institutions on the basis of religious conviction, and unfair discrimination on the part of a secular enterprise because of religion. We agree that the latter is wrong, and should be proscribed by law, but the former is necessary if the essential character …

Environment and Ecology

January 1, 1971 ...

Threatened with the very real possibility of an uninhabitable environment within another lifetime, some groups and organizations have reacted with a zeal that has not always been according to knowledge, however borne of justifiable desperation. Others have moved responsibly but with little evidence of public support. Recognizing both the immediacy of the danger and the …

Middle East

January 1, 1970 ...

Because of the Biblical roots of our faith and our national and spiritual interest in this part of the world as Christians, we express grave concern for the cause of peace and justice in the Middle East and for the meeting of the great human and spiritual needs of all the peoples in that area …

Ecology

January 1, 1970 ...

The age of affluence has been very much an age of waste. There is the problem of disposing of mankind’s waste products. One day billions could be struggling literally for a last breath. Beyond the scientific, biological and political ramifications of our environment problem is a basically theological and religious issue. Men who thoughtlessly killed …

Amendment to Public Law 480

January 1, 1964 ...

WHEREAS, the proposed Bill before Congress is to extend this law for a period of five years and by this extension “to promote the economic stability of American agriculture and the national welfare” and for the “furtherance of the foreign policy of the United States,” and WHEREAS, the World Relief Commission of NAE in 1963 …

Human Rights

January 1, 1956 ...

WHEREAS, we believe that the propagation of the gospel is hindered in many foreign countries by these practices, and WHEREAS, we believe that many from these minority groups in our own country are alienated from the gospel by these actions, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the NAE reaffirms its belief in the teachings of Jesus …