A Christian Perspective on Health Care

August 22, 2017 ...

In this webinar, Michelle Kirtley, bioethics and public policy consultant at the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, explores principles that can inform our understanding of the current policies under debate. The webinar costs $25 for non-members. If you are an NAE member and would like access to the webinar recording, please contact the NAE …

NAE Calls for Revisions to Proposed Health Program Regulations

November 9, 2015 ...

The comments respond to proposed rules on non-discrimination in health programs and activities, pointing to a number of areas in which the proposed regulations go beyond OCR’s statutory authority and imposing requirements not approved by Congress. The comments address five main areas of concern, including: Language that may be interpreted — contrary to explicit statutory …

NAE Approves Allowing Natural Death Resolution

October 27, 2014 ...

The new resolution states, “The NAE believes that in cases where patients are terminally ill, death appears imminent and treatment offers no medical hope for recovery, it is morally appropriate to request the withholding or withdrawal of life-support systems, allowing natural death to occur.” NAE President Leith Anderson said, “Evangelicals want to honor life from …

Allowing Natural Death

January 1, 2014 ...

Throughout the 20th century and continuing today, medical technology has developed systems that enable physicians to more effectively care for their patients and save lives that would otherwise result in death. However, this technology has also resulted in the possibility of prolonging the dying process beyond its normal course. This often causes great suffering, not …

Chemicals and Creation Care

December 21, 2012 ...

During almost 20 years in the pastorate, I noticed an increasing number of women stricken with breast cancer. Just a few years ago, one in 30 women contracted breast cancer. Now the number is one in eight. Doctors have linked three chemicals to breast cancer: benzene, 1,3-butadiene and ethylene oxide. All three are found in …

NAE Opposes Federal Funding of Abortion

December 22, 2009 ...

Dear Senator, The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), representing more than 45,000 congregations in 40 denominations and in all 50 states, respectfully requests that you withhold support for H.R. 3590, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as long as provisions overturning the longstanding ban on federal funding of abortions remain a part of the …

Pastors and Health Insurance

December 21, 2009 ...

I showed my card to the hospital account clerk and a claim for payment was filed. About two weeks later I received a form letter from the insurance company stating that the claim was denied. There was a feeling of panic. My wife and I were barely making it financially, and there was no way …

Letter to Senators on Abortion

December 7, 2009 ...

Dear Senator, The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), representing more than 45,000 congregations in 40 denominations and in all 50 states, respectfully requests that you support the Nelson-Hatch amendment to the proposed health care reform bill. This amendment maintains the current prohibition against federal funding of abortions. The broad bipartisan support for the similar Stupak-Pitts …

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