Supreme Court Redefines Marriage

June 26, 2015 ...

“At the beginning of the Bible, God defined marriage. In the New Testament, Jesus described marriage. Neither asked the Supreme Court for a new definition or description,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. The NAE today released a statement about marriage in light of the court’s redefinition, which says in part: Nothing in the Supreme Court’s …

God Defined Marriage

June 26, 2015 ...

While commentators, politicians and judges may revise their understanding of marriage in response to shifting societal trends, followers of Jesus should embrace his clear vision of marriage found in Matthew 19:4-6: “Haven’t you read,” Jesus replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his …

Update: Letter to Senators on Torture

June 16, 2015 ...

The measure, which is part of the defense authorization bill, will also need to be conferenced with the U.S. House of Representatives before it becomes law. The measure would not change current practice that bans torture by executive order, but it would prevent a future president from authorizing torture. Senator John McCain read part of Anderson’s …

Letter to Senators on Torture

June 8, 2015 ...

Dear Senator, As you authorize FY16 appropriations for the Department of Defense, please approve language in an amendment to be offered by Senators McCain and Feinstein that would strengthen the prohibition of torture in U.S. law and apply the Army Field Manual interrogation policies and standards to all personnel and facilities operated or controlled by …

NAE Adds Global Church Representative to Staff

May 28, 2015 ...

“While the majority of our work is focused on U.S. ministries, the National Association of Evangelicals cares deeply for God’s work around the world,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “The far too prevalent persecution of Christians in the world today reminds us that an NAE global church representative is much needed.” Correll recently retired as …

Religious Groups Announce Coalition to Combat Predatory Lending

May 14, 2015 ...

Members of the Faith for Just Lending coalition include the Center for Public Justice, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, Ecumenical Poverty Initiative, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, National Association of Evangelicals, National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., National Latino Evangelical Coalition and the PICO National Network. While representing distinct institutions with different histories …