Most Favor Continued U.S. Presence in Afghanistan

August 1, 2010 ...

Many agree with Steve Moore, President of The Mission Exchange, who said, “We have no choice but to finish what we started, but I’m increasingly doubtful we can solve the problems we are facing with traditional military options.” The survey highlighted the complexity of judgments toward the war with 34 percent of evangelical leaders opting …

Sudan at the Crossroads

April 6, 2010 ...

International observers, including the Carter Center and the International Crisis Group, have questioned the integrity of the national election process. The main opposition party recently announced a boycott of the elections. The likely winner of the elections, current President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, is wanted by the International Criminal Court for trial on charges of war …

NAE Joins Faith Leaders at White House Meeting on Sudan

October 2, 2009 ...

“Sudan is entering a critical period with national elections in 2010 and a status referendum on southern Sudan in 2011,” said Galen Carey, NAE Director of Government Affairs. “If the fragile Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) is not strongly supported by the international community, with strategic leadership from the United States, Sudan could plunge into another …

An Evangelical Declaration Against Torture

January 1, 2007 ...

The National Association of Evangelicals Board of Directors adopted this statement in 2007. Executive Summary Introduction: From a Christian perspective, every human life is sacred. As evangelical Christians, recognition of this transcendent moral dignity is non-negotiable in every area of life, including our assessment of public policies. This commitment has been tested in the war …

Peace, Freedom and Human Rights

January 1, 1987 ...

Although most individuals yearn for peace, it seems as elusive as ever. In fact, war has become even more sinister because of twentieth century technology. Out choices, however, must not be limited to acquiescence to totalitarian power to life under the fear of nuclear destruction. We must search for achievable alternatives to such stark futures. …

Peace, Freedom and Security Studies

January 1, 1986 ...

Foreword We believe that Christians have a biblical responsibility to be peacemakers. But we also believe that Christians are obligated to support the social structures of freedom, especially religious liberty. These Guidelines provide the outlines for thoughtful obedience in both of those spheres of obligation. We are indebted to the hard work of many individuals …

Nuclear Holocaust

January 1, 1982 ...

Again in 1977 NAE decried a type of militarism discerned in the arms traffic by criminal organizations, revolutionary groups and nations, stating that “While we represent a wide constituency in our views of the place and type of military prepared­ness for defense to protect the welfare and provide for our domestic tranquility…we unite in deploring …

Use of Force

January 1, 1977 ...

In the current day the spirit of another kind of militarism can be discerned in the arms traffic by criminal organizations, revolutionary groups and nations. Or again it can be seen in the proliferation of nuclear weapons as nations seek a balance of power. The results all too often are city streets unsafe, terrorism and …

Middle East

January 1, 1970 ...

Because of the Biblical roots of our faith and our national and spiritual interest in this part of the world as Christians, we express grave concern for the cause of peace and justice in the Middle East and for the meeting of the great human and spiritual needs of all the peoples in that area …