Supreme Court Denies Appeal of Pandemic Restrictions on Churches

July 31, 2020 ...

“This is a disappointing decision,” said Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “Churches should support necessary and equitable regulations that apply across the board, but cannot accept double standards that favor casinos over churches.” Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, most churches have voluntarily taken significant steps to protect parishioners …

Remember Those in Prison During COVID-19

July 15, 2020 ...

Walter Kim, NAE president, joined with other leaders to urge Congress to pass the Safer Detention Action to protect the most vulnerable people behind bars and reduce the risks associated with COVID-19 outbreaks. Read the letter.

Michael Carrion | How COVID-19 Is Impacting Communities of Color

June 15, 2020 ...

In Today’s Conversation podcast hosted by NAE President Walter Kim, Michael describes: How the health crisis unfolded in his community; What the coronavirus pandemic reveals about racial inequities in our country; How Christians in different areas of the country can identify with brothers and sisters who are facing greater hardship; and What steps the church …

Protecting Prisoners, Detainees and Guards from COVID-19

June 1, 2020 ...

A letter to congressional leadership on conditions for prisoners included proposals to: expand eligibility for compassionate release in the federal prison system; use digital programming; increase reentry funding; and discontinue penalizing second-chance entrepreneurs. The NAE also joined with the Evangelical Immigration Table and another group of immigrant advocates in writing the Department of Homeland Security …

Reopening the Church

May 16, 2020 ...

In collaboration with the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College, we’ve created a clearinghouse of tools for you at ReopeningTheChurch.com. This includes a step-by-step guide to resuming in-person ministries, webinars, tip sheets, articles and a list of resources from NAE members and friends.   

Seeking a Free, Fair and Safe Election Despite COVID-19

May 11, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim and NAE Vice President Galen Carey joined with 20 other Christian leaders in encouraging members of Congress to include sufficient funds in the next CARES Act that would enable states to prepare for the 2020 primary and general elections. Kim said, “As Christians, we believe in a just society that preserves …

Dr. Stephen Ko | Faith in the Midst of Coronavirus

April 15, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim hosts Today’s Conversation, where you’ll hear Dr. Ko share: How pandemics of the past compare to today’s coronavirus; What epidemiological details are helpful for Christians to understand; How stigma and racial stereotypes are affecting Asian Americans; and What words he hopes will sum up the Church’s response. Read a Portion of …