NAE Grieves Anti-Asian Violence, Calls for Understanding

March 18, 2021 ...

The NAE denounces violence and hate in all forms against any person or persons made in the image of God. Over the past year, nearly 3,800 incidents of name-calling, shunning and assault against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have been reported to Stop AAPI Hate. Some of the incidents include being spat at, coughed on or physically attacked while being verbally blamed …

NAE Condemns Burnings at Black Churches

December 17, 2020 ...

“Words fail to communicate the anguish we feel for our brothers and sisters in Christ,” said Walter Kim, NAE president. “No church should see its signs or banners burned in a video online. The recurring trauma experienced by African Americans in this country is heart breaking. Not even their church buildings are exempt from harm.” …

Churches Facilitate Conversations Between Police and Community

November 18, 2020 ...

“As trusted institutions, churches have a unique opportunity — and responsibility — to bring together groups of people who have tension or conflict with each another,” said Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “We want to see our communities thrive, and churches can play an important role in improving the relationships …

Walter Kim | Theology of Race

September 15, 2020 ...

In this podcast, you’ll hear Leith and Walter discuss:: What — if anything — the Bible says about race; How the Tower of Babel and Pentecost relate to diversity; The racial situation among first century Christians; and How Christians today ought to respond to racism and racialization. Read a Portion of the Transcript Leith: Events …

Nicole Martin | Equipping Churches in Trauma Healing

August 15, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim hosts Today’s Conversation, where you’ll hear Nicole explain: How she has seen Bible engagement lead to healing; Why Christian leaders need to come to terms with their own trauma; What steps the Trauma Healing Institute pursues in the healing process; and How a better understanding of trauma helps us in the …

John Jenkins | Learning from the Black Church

July 15, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim and Pastor Jenkins also discuss: Why the most recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others have stirred people in new way; How Pastor Jenkins’ church approaches collaboration with churches of different ethnicities; How to respond to narratives like “anyone can pull themselves up by the bootstraps”; and What is …

The Long Obedience of Racial Justice

July 10, 2020 ...

On the other hand, I recall a ride with an African American taxi driver who grew up in Charlottesville. He recalled, without venom or vengeance, countless episodes of racism. The cruelty he suffered and the consequent disparities of life are part of growing up black in Charlottesville. Read the full article at Christianity Today.

Michael Carrion | How COVID-19 Is Impacting Communities of Color

June 15, 2020 ...

In Today’s Conversation podcast hosted by NAE President Walter Kim, Michael describes: How the health crisis unfolded in his community; What the coronavirus pandemic reveals about racial inequities in our country; How Christians in different areas of the country can identify with brothers and sisters who are facing greater hardship; and What steps the church …

Racial Justice Response & Resources

June 6, 2020 ...

Message from NAE Leaders on Racial Justice and Equality Message from NAE Leaders on Racial Justice & Equality from NAEvangelicals on Vimeo. NAE Statement on Racial Unrest and Call to Action Recent events surrounding the wrongful deaths of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, Breonna Taylor in Kentucky, and George Floyd in Minnesota illustrate severe racial injustices …