Fearfully and Wonderfully Made?

October 16, 2019 ...

One is that all human beings bear God’s image (Genesis 1:27), so we should reject technologies that attempt to modify or eliminate this essential aspect of human nature. A second is that children are not products, but begotten gifts (Psalm 127:3-5), with whom God has been present from the beginning (Psalm 139:13-14). A third is …

Bioethics Resolution Considers New Technology

October 25, 2016 ...

The Biotechnology and Bioethics 2016 resolution also updates prior NAE resolutions on bioethics in light of new developments in the field. NAE President Leith Anderson said, “This resolution leans on the wisdom of responsible bioethicists who have studied the ethical and moral implications of new biotechnology, offering biblical guidance for Christ-followers as they consider the …

Biotechnology and Bioethics

October 13, 2016 ...

While such developments in biotechnology hold immense legitimate promise for medicine and the greater good, they also raise profound moral questions. We are indebted to evangelical and other responsible bioethicists who study the ethical and moral implications of new biological and technological discoveries and the responsible use of biomedical advances, with particular emphasis on how …

When God and Science Meet

January 1, 2015 ...

Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals, describes the difficulty of engaging in meaningful conversation that respects both faith and science. As laypersons we sometimes wonder if we know enough about science or religion to ask the right questions of either. As scientists we may welcome serious conversations but wonder if others tilt …

Sanctity of Life

December 21, 2012 ...

And among the vulnerable, the most easily dismissed human being is the embryo. How we describe, respect, or exploit the embryo is a telling marker of the health of our society. The embryo (or “pre-embryo,” as some have re-defined him or her) is at risk in three particular circumstances that should be the focus of …

Bioethics and Stem Cell Research

March 11, 2005 ...

Whereas biotechnology is one of the many moral challenges we face in the twenty-first century and those who employ these new technologies may be tempted to treat human beings as commodities. Whereas the National Association of Evangelicals declares it necessary to respond to this moral challenge by setting a clear framework addressing bioethics from an …