Behind the Scenes of The Salvation Army

October 15, 2019 ...

Commissioner David Hudson joins Today’s Conversation with Leith Anderson to explain: What most people don’t understand about The Salvation Army; How an organization that was started in the 1800s has adapted and remained relevant today; What the Army has learned about poverty through its enhanced case management program; and How the organization functions as a …

Leading a Denomination

April 15, 2018 ...

In this podcast, you’ll be inspired in your place of leadership as George shares: What leadership examples in Scripture were particularly meaningful to him; How he developed core values for his tenure; How God led him to this unique ministry calling; and The challenges and joys of leadership. Read a Portion of the Transcript Leith: …

New Presbyterian Denomination Joins NAE

November 12, 2015 ...

“ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians brings an important perspective to the National Association of Evangelicals,” said NAE President Leith Anderson. “We are encouraged by their testimony and commitment to the gospel of Jesus Christ and look forward to our partnership together.” The mission of ECO is to build flourishing churches that make disciples …

What Can Your Denominational Tradition Learn From the Others?

December 21, 2014 ...

Randall Bach President, Open Bible Churches   Through the diversity we have in the NAE, Converge has learned multiple methods and models for starting and strengthening churches. Our journey with one another in worship styles, congregational venues and a variety of ethnic ministry approaches has shaped our forward movement. In addition, various best practices and …

Soundtrack of Evangelicalism

December 21, 2014 ...

Every new Christian movement has its soundtrack. The Reformation had the hymns of Luther and Walter as well as the psalms of Marot and Bourgeois. The 18th-century Pietists had Zinzendorf’s songs and, as Pietism spread to the English-speaking world, the hymns of Charles Wesley. The 19th-century revivals had the gospel songs of Sankey and Bliss. …

Our Doctrinal Core

December 21, 2014 ...

Therefore, while not glitzy, a core theology must be carefully hammered out by anyone claiming to be a follower of Jesus Christ. Since we operate with the same instructional manual, the Bible, it should be possible to agree on a doctrinal core. If we agree on sound hermeneutical principles, we should arrive at a similar …

Changing Denominations Common Among Evangelical Leaders

December 1, 2014 ...

“Evangelical traditions and denominations have more in common than many realize,” said Leith Anderson, President of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “There is a healthy fluidity among evangelicals as they seek to find church and denominational homes where they can worship and serve.” Shirley Mullen, President of Houghton College, said, “As a result of …

Less Divided Over Doctrine

October 1, 2014 ...

“Evangelicals across the denominational and non-denominational spectrum find much to agree on and much work to do together,” said Leith Anderson, President of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “We have grown closer over the last 25 years.” The October Evangelical Leaders Survey reports that 84 percent agree that American evangelical churches and Christians are …

How are Evangelical Denominations Growing

March 20, 2013 ...

Doug Fagerstrom Senior Vice President of Converge Worldwide   Overseas ministry has always been important to the Missionary Church, but in the last 10 years God has brought us in contact with strong national leaders in several countries who have a heart for making disciples. Through our discipleship networks worldwide, we have seen an incredible …