Addressing Radical Islamism

May 21, 2018 ...

As the director of the Islam and Religious Freedom Action Team at the Religious Freedom Institute, Jennifer studies and works in partnership with Muslims supporting religious freedom. In this webinar, she decodes common assumptions about Islam and offer practical ideas for countering radical Islamism. Understanding the radicalization process and why violent extremists hate Western culture …

Evangelicals Call for Prayer for Peace on Korean Peninsula

March 27, 2018 ...

“Evangelicals have long been concerned about religious persecution and other human rights violations in North Korea, as well as the destabilizing impact of North Korea’s nuclear program,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “Now we face the possibility of a war in which many thousands, and perhaps millions of civilians, …

Avoiding Nuclear Catastrophe

January 15, 2018 ...

In this podcast, NAE President Leith Anderson and Max Tegmark also discuss: What we know about the nuclear programs of other countries, including North Korea and Iran; What a “nuclear winter” is, as well as other implications of a nuclear incident; Whether reducing the number of nuclear weapons weakens nuclear deterrence; and Why Republican presidents …

Evangelical Leaders Own Guns, But Want Stricter Laws

September 19, 2017 ...

“Evangelical leaders have nuanced views on guns. Many own guns for hunting or protection. Some own antiques with no bullets. They accept the Second Amendment, but also deeply grieve when weapons are used to take innocent lives,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). The majority of evangelical leaders (55 percent) …

NAE Laments Loss of Life in Orlando

June 14, 2016 ...

“In times of unexpected tragedy, we turn to our faith for comfort and healing,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “We honor the memory of those who died and choose not to be desensitized by any life lost — no matter how frequent mass shootings may become.” In addition to praying for the victims and their …

Reduce the Threat of Nuclear Catastrophe

May 4, 2016 ...

Nuclear weapons remain a real and urgent threat to humanity and our planet. If there is even a limited nuclear exchange, millions — if not billions — of people could perish, large swaths of the planet could be contaminated, and the global economy could collapse. As President Obama said in his historic April 2009 Prague …

NAE Mourns Mass Campus Shooting

October 2, 2015 ...

“In times of unexpected tragedy, we turn to our faith for comfort and healing,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “We honor the memory of those who died and choose not to be desensitized by any life lost — no matter how frequent mass shootings may become.” According to some reports, Christians may have been targeted …

The ISIS Threat to Christians

September 22, 2015 ...

Now, the only Christians remaining in the entire Nineveh Plain of Iraq are those held as sex slaves, and nearly all of the region’s ancient churches and monasteries have been destroyed or converted into a mosque, madrassa or prison. In some places the ISIS genocide has been so thorough that the militants have taken chisels …

Letter to President on South Sudan

July 22, 2015 ...

Dear President Obama, As you prepare for your upcoming trip to Africa, we the undersigned 19 organizations, urge you to use this important opportunity to press for a solution to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan and stress the need for greater regional cooperation to pressure the warring parties to make the necessary concessions for …