Support for Pro-Life Policies High Among Evangelical Leaders

July 14, 2021 ...

 “As evangelicals, we understand that God created human beings in his image and that every human life from conception to death has inestimable worth,” said Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “As such, we seek to create a culture that celebrates life, shares concerns for human dignity, protects children, and promotes …

Will Evangelical Leaders Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine?

February 26, 2021 ...

Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), said, “While some have concerns about the newness of the vaccine, possible side effects or efficacy, a careful look at the science behind the vaccines is convincing and the Christian ethic to love is compelling.” Kim recently hosted a podcast conversation with Dr. Francis Collins, director …

Evangelical Leaders Say the Bible Influences Their Views on Foreign Policy

January 28, 2021 ...

“Evangelicals take seriously Scripture’s calls to care for the vulnerable and to love our neighbors, and we recognize that ‘neighbor’ extends to those on the opposite side of the globe,” said Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). Many leaders noted that they don’t believe the Bible gives specific instructions regarding policies with foreign countries, but does offer principles of engagement. Bryan Chapell, stated clerk of …

Commitment to Unity Is What the Church Needs Most

January 5, 2021 ...

“The lines of division have never been so wide in our country. Polarization is like powerful magnets throughout our ideological spectrum. They pull us apart and clump us into tribes. We have a hard time breaking away from the magnetic security of being with like-minded people, who reinforce our like-mindedness. Efforts to move towards others …

Lawsuits Should Not Be the Solution to Conflict Among Christians

December 9, 2020 ...

“Paul begins his letter to the Corinthians by reminding the church how they resolve conflict,” said Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “‘If any of you has a dispute with another, do you dare to take it before the ungodly for judgment instead of before the Lord’s people?’ This correlates with …

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 …

Prognosis Good for Churches Post-COVID

October 13, 2020 ...

“The coronavirus pandemic has not had an equal impact on the health and ministries of churches across the country. But it’s encouraging to see that evangelical leaders — many of whom lead networks of churches — see the majority of their churches flourishing and blessing their communities through the innovation and entrepreneurship of their leaders,” …

How Evangelicals Come to Faith

September 3, 2020 ...

“Throughout the Bible the family is central to God’s vision for human beings and society,” said Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals. “As expected, family plays a foundational role in introducing the next generation to Jesus Christ. At the same time, evangelism beyond family is critical, especially in a post-Christian world.” In …

Evangelical Leaders Encourage Participation in Census

July 7, 2020 ...

“Census data impact decisions at the national, state, tribal and local levels — from congressional representation to the allocation of billions of dollars,” said Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “A full count helps distribute resources more equitably, which is why many churches, denominations and organizations promote participation.” Deborah Pegues, best-selling author …