Robert Putnam & Shaylyn Romney Garrett | Moving Our Society from “Me” to “We”

July 15, 2021 ...

In Today’s Conversation podcast, Robert Putnam, research professor of public policy at Harvard University, and Shaylyn Romney Garrett, writer and researcher, remind us of the role Christians played in helping our nation heal before, and they offer hope that we can lead another pivotal and positive change today. Hosted by NAE President Walter Kim, Robert …

Discipleship in the Age of Conspiracy Theories

June 21, 2021 ...

The past few years have been a painful reminder of the consequences of this decline as we’ve witnessed the growing popularity of conspiracy theories in our churches. While we have taught our people to serve, evangelize, worship and lead, too frequently our pragmatism limits our commitment to discipling our people to think well (Romans 12:2). …

How the Bereans Sought the Truth

June 21, 2021 ...

The earliest followers of Jesus understood that ideas have consequences. Those disciples could not have a casual relationship with the truth, because persecution often accompanied the gospel and faith became a matter of life and death. The Book of Acts commends the commitment to truth: “Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than …

Why Truth-Telling Builds Bridges

June 18, 2021 ...

As believers, we espouse the importance of telling the truth, but we have at times and for sustained periods avoided facing the facts. This has been the case in matters of politics, religion and race. Too much of our understanding of the history of this country has been based on the lies of meritocracy, American …

Clinging to Truth

June 15, 2021 ...

These are all entirely false claims that are believed by tens of millions of Americans including many evangelical Christians. If you are a follower of Jesus and claim to believe that the Bible is the infallible Word of God, then truth matters to you. Or at least, truth should matter to you! After all, the …

A Beacon of Light for Faithful Living

June 12, 2021 ...

Plumb Line for Theological Integrity Browsing the promotional materials of dozens of mission agencies represented at the conference, the Kullbergs found material from the National Association of Evangelicals. Immediately, they were drawn to the Statement of Faith as a compelling summation of their core beliefs. They decided to use the NAE Statement of Faith as …

Tish Harrison Warren | Evangelical Identity in Global Context

March 15, 2021 ...

In Today’s Conversation podcast, Tish and NAE President Walter Kim discuss: How evangelicalism has shaped her piety; The importance of emphasizing global evangelicalism; How American evangelicals can be more globally minded; and What she learned about being a faithful witness in our cultural climate. Read a Portion of the Transcript Walter: As we draw to …

Commitment to Unity Is What the Church Needs Most

January 5, 2021 ...

“The lines of division have never been so wide in our country. Polarization is like powerful magnets throughout our ideological spectrum. They pull us apart and clump us into tribes. We have a hard time breaking away from the magnetic security of being with like-minded people, who reinforce our like-mindedness. Efforts to move towards others …

Scott Sauls | Post-Election Guidance for Christians

November 15, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim and Scott discuss: What evangelicals should believe about God’s sovereignty, regardless of who the president is; What we should think about authority, particularly if we deeply disagree with that authority; How Christians engage on political issues with society at large, especially non-Christian neighbors; and The opportunities the Church has in this …

Bradley Wright | What the Numbers Say About Christianity

March 15, 2020 ...

In Today’s Conversation podcast hosted by NAE President Walter Kim, you’ll hear Bradley and Walter discuss these numbers as well as: Why people are attracted to failure narratives; What the numbers say about racial bias in churches and how to foster self-control; What kinds of research questions the Church should be asking; and How pastors …