FEMA Should Help Rebuild Faith-based Groups, Too

January 4, 2018 ...

“Studies have shown the vast economic benefits that churches and other faith-based groups bring to their communities — through food banks, recovery programs, English language classes, childcare and more,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “The government should help churches and other groups that are positively impacting the communities around …

When Crisis Comes To Town

September 15, 2016 ...

In this podcast, a longtime pastor and respected leader reflects on the recent Pulse nightclub shooting in his hometown and shares: What kind of leadership pastors can bring to communities in crisis; How churches can prepare for such events; How his conversion story impacts his ministry approach; and What messages need to be communicated to church members and …

The Better of Together

July 19, 2016 ...

The point is simple: Crisis focuses us on what is most important and brings us together. But there is a subpoint to this lesson as well. When life is easier and freedom abounds, we can easily drift into the luxuries of differences, criticism, separation, divisiveness and isolation. The linear firing squad of the enemy turns …

We Welcome Refugees

September 10, 2015 ...

A Moment in History The world is facing the worst refugee crisis since WWII. 7.6 million Syrians are displaced within the country, and 3.8 million have sought refuge in other countries. Families are moving not to simply better their lives, but to literally save their lives. The National Association of Evangelicals is proud to partner …

Letter to the United Nations on Aid to Sudan

September 21, 2012 ...

Dear Ambassador: We are deeply alarmed by the ongoing lack of full and unhindered access for international humanitarian aid agencies to all areas within the Sudanese states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, as well as Darfur. Despite a United Nations Security Council Resolution calling on the government of Sudan to immediately allow for such …

NAE Releases Poverty, Creation Care Document

December 14, 2011 ...

“Every time there is a natural disaster, we grieve for the poor who are most affected, rally behind relief efforts, and support on-the-ground disaster teams,” said Leith Anderson, NAE President. “We are concerned when we hear projections that environmental changes threaten the lives of more and more people, particularly the extreme poor.” The NAE asked …

World Relief Elects President, CEO

January 28, 2011 ...

Prior to World Relief, Bauman served as Director of International Programs for World Hope International. Before that he worked for Mercy Ships International directing programs on the Anastasis, a hospital ship based in Africa, and as a business consultant in the private sector. Scott Arbeiter, Chairman of the World Relief Board of Directors, said that …