Worldwide Religious Persecution

January 1, 2002 ...

“God created man in his own image.” Genesis 1:27-28 “Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.” Hebrews 13:3 “Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This …

Economic and Cultural Renewal

January 1, 1999 ...

The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) supports in principle the vision of economic and cultural renewal through private organizations, and supports legislative initiatives targeted at community renewal, economic empowerment, and educational opportunities for low-income families. As a means of encouraging economic development and promoting effective private compassion, NAE urges careful consideration of the following three …

Declaration for Public Education

January 1, 1998 ...

Whereas, public schools were founded as one of the means of educating future generations to be capable of assuming their responsibilities as citizens, discover truth and develop moral character; Whereas, the churches and all people of faith have an opportunity to assist local schools and communities to secure a safe learning environment, academic excellence, meaningful …

Ministry to Senior Adults

January 1, 1998 ...

Senior adults possess the capacity to grow spiritually and enrich the lives of others. Too few churches provide real resources for spiritual growth or provide senior adult ministries beyond recreational activities. Senior adults possess a wealth of experience and knowledge that is desperately needed by younger generations. This breadth of experience and knowledge can, and …

The Church’s Responsibility to Prisoners

January 1, 1997 ...

We therefore affirm the Church’s need to share the gospel with those in prison, to support and encourage, and be supported and encouraged by believers who are the “church-behind-the-walls,” and to support and encourage families impacted by incarceration and ex-prisoners as they complete their incarceration and re-enter society. NAE acknowledges that the people of God, …

Heeding the Call of the Poor

January 1, 1997 ...

“The Lord maintains the cause of the needy and executes justice for the poor. ” Psalm 140:12 Millions of sick, disabled and unemployed Americans, immigrants, and their children remain dependent on government assistance for survival. We have long maintained that many government programs, while meeting immediate needs, actually weaken families, destroy initiative, and trap people …

Worldwide Religious Persecution

January 1, 1996 ...

Facts The persecution of religious believers has become an increasingly tragic fact in today’s world. In many countries, moreover, Evangelical Protestants and Catholics have become special targets of reigns of terror initiated by authorities who feel threatened by Christian faith and worship. Such authorities, often motivated by anti-Western, anti-democratic ideologies, also persecute Christians as a …

Ministry to Persons with Disabilities

January 1, 1989 ...

Families with members who suffer from disabilities also experience other pressures that, when succumbed to, can result in a higher incidence of poverty, unemployment, family disintegration, substance abuse and suicide. Adding to the problem is the mobility of American families as they move and lose the support groups that are needed in times of personal …

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 …