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 …

World Evangelical Alliance

May 28, 1951 ...

As an active member in WEA, the NAE joins with the global family of evangelicals in seeking holiness, justice and renewal at every level of society — individual, family, community and culture in order that God is glorified and the nations of the earth are forever transformed. Some of the WEA’s current initiatives include engagement …