Faith and Foreign Aid

July 15, 2017 ...

https://media.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/p/content.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/TodaysConversation-e23-071517-Stearns.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:27 — 31.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Stitcher | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear NAE President Leith Anderson and Rich Stearns, president of World Vision U.S., discuss: What is included in foreign aid and how the U.S. program got started; How foreign aid furthers the ministry of …

Budget Cuts to Poverty-Focused Programs

June 22, 2017 ...

The Circle of Protection is a broad coalition of leaders from all the families of U.S. Christianity who have come together around the biblical mandate to protect poor and vulnerable people. Our Christian churches and organizations directly assist our neighbors in need every day; and we also support laws and policies which provide for the common …

U.S. Should Continue Foreign Aid

May 17, 2017 ...

Poverty-focused international aid — often administered through faith-based organizations — addresses a host of public health, disaster relief and food security issues, and promotes religious freedom and human rights. “Our national generosity makes me proud to be an American,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “When visiting some of the …

U.S. Foreign Aid: One Percent Saves Lives

March 22, 2017 ...

Our national generosity makes me proud to be an American. When visiting some of the poorest places on Earth, I’ve seen the people whose lives have been saved by U.S. foreign assistance. They are children with HIV/AIDS who are healthy due to antiretroviral drugs. They are widows who have been brutalized by war who have …

Protect Foreign Assistance

March 16, 2017 ...

Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Minority Leader Schumer, Speaker Ryan, and Minority Leader Pelosi, As Christian leaders, it’s an honor to represent dedicated and faithful citizens living in every congressional district in this country.  We’re writing to share our support for the International Affairs Budget that every day brings hope to poor, hungry, vulnerable and displaced …

The Better of Together

July 19, 2016 ...

The point is simple: Crisis focuses us on what is most important and brings us together. But there is a subpoint to this lesson as well. When life is easier and freedom abounds, we can easily drift into the luxuries of differences, criticism, separation, divisiveness and isolation. The linear firing squad of the enemy turns …

World Food Day

October 16, 2015 ...

The Lord has blessed us with an abundance of resources. Learning about where our food comes from, why so many people are hungry, and what practical opportunities there are to help those who are hungry softens our hearts and reminds us to be grateful for every meal. Every day nearly one billion people face hunger. …

Let the Poverty Debates Begin!

August 6, 2015 ...

We were tired of the old stereotypes and partisan divisions where both sides blame the other and nothing gets done. Instead, we sought to identify common sense ideas that capture the insights and win the support of faith and community leaders and policymakers across divisions of race and religion, party and ideology. Read the full …

Christian Leaders Release Videos by Presidential Candidates on Poverty

July 21, 2015 ...

The videos were made by Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee and Bernie Sanders and can be found at CircleOfProtection.us. The other declared presidential candidates were contacted but have not yet provided videos. “Christians are deeply concerned about the suffering of hungry and poor people,” said Galen Carey, vice president of government …

Designing Hope

March 20, 2015 ...

EMI partners with Christian ministries who are providing for the needs of the poor and proclaiming Christ throughout the developing world. These ministries hope to further their reach, but require the facilities (buildings, clean water, electrical systems and, most importantly, a plan) to do so. EMI helps make their calling a reality by mobilizing technical …

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