Books That Should Be Written

February 3, 2016 ...

“The proposed book topics speak to the challenges and opportunities evangelicals will face in coming years,” said Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “Many are concerned with how we will continue to engage in a culture that some feel is increasingly hostile to biblical Christianity.” One leader provided the title, “Living …

Faith in the Voting Booth

January 22, 2016 ...

In “Faith in the Voting Booth,” Leith Anderson and Galen Carey show how better informed, faith-directed voting is both possible and desperately needed in our country today. Biblical wisdom is relevant to today’s complex political issues, and each voting decision should be thoughtfully and prayerfully approached. Now there’s a resource to help you: Identify the …

Who are Evangelicals & Where are They Headed?

January 15, 2016 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Everyone wants to know what evangelicals think — particularly in the election season. But who are researchers talking about when they refer to evangelicals? In Today’s Conversation with Leith Anderson, Ed Stetzer talks about the challenges and opportunities in defining and researching evangelicals. In this …

NAE to Address Pastor Finances

January 4, 2016 ...

“Financial challenges often add stress to the already difficult and demanding role of pastors today,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “We have had the desire to address this issue for a long time, and are pleased to partner with Lilly Endowment on a topic that will directly impact the ministry of thousands of pastors across …

We’re Hiring

January 4, 2016 ...

Project Director The NAE Project Director is a full-time exempt professional position. The Project Director leads NAE participation in the Lilly Endowment Initiative to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders. Grant funding for the project work will last for three years. Candidates may be considered for work in the NAE’s Washington, D.C., office or remote work …

Washington Briefing

January 1, 2016 ...

The Washington Briefing is designed for NAE board members with a few openings reserved for select other evangelical leaders by invitation only. Sessions will be held in or near the Capitol, White House and other public buildings. Attendance at some sessions will be limited by capacity of the meeting areas, and registrations are accepted on …

Vote and Tell (or Not)

December 22, 2015 ...

In both cases, a concern for others motivates their decision about sharing. Those who share how they vote do so as a way to serve and guide others. Many of those who keep their voting preferences private seek to preserve their ability to minister across partisan lines. Several of those who share their ballot decisions …

How to Fire a Pastor

December 15, 2015 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In Today’s Conversation, Leith Anderson and Marshall Shelley talk about hiring and firing pastors, and the relationships between pastors and their congregations and church board. In this podcast, you’ll hear thoughts and advice on: How to handle pastoral transitions well; What the Bible …

Felons Should Be Allowed to Vote

December 1, 2015 ...

While many states restore voting rights to individuals automatically after they exit jail or prison, others permanently disenfranchise ex-offenders or require that they petition the government to have their rights restored. According to Justice Fellowship, nearly 6 million American citizens are barred from voting — three fourths of whom have already served their sentences. “Evangelicals …