Jo Anne Lyon | Leading Well in Times of Crisis

May 15, 2020 ...

In Today’s Conversation hosted by Walter Kim, Jo Anne shares how to lead well — in different contexts and especially in times of crisis. You’ll learn: How to meaningfully employ courage and risk in leadership; How God used Jo Anne’s passions to step into new levels of influence; What she learned about women and men …

COVID-19 Church Online Summit

March 26, 2020 ...

Faithfully respond. Don’t fearfully react. As the situation with COVID-19 changes at a rapid pace, it’s important to continue thinking strategically and collectively about how we can serve our congregations and communities. During this two-day digital summit you will learn from leaders around the world about how your church can respond well to the coronavirus …

Lessons From a Pregnant Hostage

October 28, 2019 ...

It was 1974 when I was taken hostage by a liberation front seeking independence for Eritrea on the horn of Africa. What my captors didn’t know as they forced me to run for miles is that I was four months pregnant. My co-nurse and friend, Anna, was killed during that race. This was the year …

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 …