Faith in the Voting Booth?

June 30, 2016 ...

While disagreements on the issues are expected, and indeed helpful in stimulating debate, policy differences have not been the center of attention in this year’s campaigns. Rather, the campaigns have highlighted the character flaws of the opposing candidates. In turn, some candidates’ appeals to fear, anger, and prejudice have tested the character of the voters. …

Engaging the Elections at Church

June 15, 2016 ...

When Christians gather for worship on Sundays or for Bible study and fellowship during the week, the political messages they hear are likely to echo in their minds. How should pastors lead their flocks during this time? One viable option is to say nothing at all about politics. The Church’s central task is to make …

Top 8 Things to Consider When Voting

June 1, 2016 ...

1. Start with God not cable news 2. Check the Bible — it says a lot about money, poverty, refugees and government 3. Think long term — like what counts in heaven not just this November 4. Be civil whether you agree or disagree 5. Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet or hear …

Evangelicals Active in Small Groups

February 10, 2016 ...

Many respondents noted how vital small groups are to a healthy spiritual life. “Without that helpful interchange of persons and perspectives, too much solipsism and egocentricity become distortions. Both larger community and small group are needed for spiritual exercise and witness and for personal growth and renewal,” one member said. A pastor explained how being …

Faith in the Voting Booth

January 22, 2016 ...

In “Faith in the Voting Booth,” Leith Anderson and Galen Carey show how better informed, faith-directed voting is both possible and needed in our country today. Biblical wisdom is relevant to today’s complex political issues, and each voting decision should be thoughtfully and prayerfully approached. Now there’s a resource to help you: Identify the issues …

Thru the Bible Reading Guide

January 1, 2016 ...

The NAE’s unique guide offers: Daily readings in general chronological order with Psalms on Sunday; Compact design to fit inside even the smallest Bibles; and Packages of 50, 250 or 500 copies, discounted accordingly.   If you would like to mail in your order, please download this form, fill it out, print and mail to: …

Being a Christian and a Scientist

October 15, 2015 ...

https://media.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/p/content.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/TodaysConversation-e2-101515-Hutchinson.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:16 — 30.7MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Stitcher | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear Leith and Ian discuss: Ian’s personal faith journey; The relationship between science and faith; How pastors can support scientists in their midst; and The important distinction between science and scientism. Read a Portion …

When Americans Become Christians

August 13, 2015 ...

Evangelicals believe that salvation is made possible through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ and the regeneration of the Holy Spirit. Each person is invited to accept God’s forgiveness, which is freely offered to all who believe. The majority of the respondents (63 percent) accepted Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord while they were …

Archaeology Points to Jesus

March 20, 2015 ...

One critic once exclaimed to him, “How do you even prove Bethlehem exists?” His response was simple. “Where I live,” he said, “I go down to the end of the street, get on a bus marked ‘Bethlehem,’ and I get off at the end of the line.” Elsewhere he has stated, “If the Gospel is …