Advocating for (and With) the Poor & Vulnerable

June 16, 2021 ...

One of the means for understanding the nation of Israel’s responsibility to vulnerable populations is recognizing Israel’s history of landlessness. Within the Old Testament, there is a fluidity of land that arguably begins with the Garden of Eden (land) and the banishment of Adam and Eve after their disobedience (landless). Eventually, Abram is directed back …

Advocating for Vulnerable Families in Indiana

May 24, 2021 ...

Kimberly Majeski, associate professor of biblical studies at Anderson University, hosted the conversation. Aaron Perry, associate professor of pastoral theology and leadership at Indiana Wesleyan University; Tim Streett, assistant director at Shepherd Community Center; and Zach Szmara, national director of Immigrant Connection, offered a framework and basis for considering bipartisan solutions to complex issues. You’ll …

Advocating for Vulnerable Families in Oklahoma

April 27, 2021 ...

Adrian Hinkle, vice president of academic affairs at Southwestern Christian University, and Eric Costanzo, pastor of South Tulsa Baptist Church, offered a framework and basis for considering bipartisan solutions to complex issues. You will also hear from John Lepine, principal of Crossover Preparatory Academy in North Tulsa, and Deni Fholer, president of Isaiah 58 In …

Advocating for Vulnerable Families

April 6, 2021 ...

This free NAE webinar can help you understand what is on the table and how you can be part of lifting millions out of poverty. Gabriel Salguero, pastor and coalition leader, and Kathryn Edin, one of the nation’s leading poverty researchers, offered a framework and basis for considering bipartisan solutions to complex issues. Policy updates …

Congress Okays Aid for Families, Low-Income Workers

March 12, 2021 ...

“Families are central to God’s plan for human flourishing, and work is foundational to human dignity,” said NAE President Walter Kim. “The improvements in the child and earned income tax credits will make a substantial contribution to reducing poverty during the pandemic and its aftermath, particularly for African American and Latino families who represent a disproportionate …

NAE Supports Child, Earned Income Tax Credits

March 8, 2021 ...

“Both the Child Tax Credit and the Earned Income Tax Credit are effective tools that nurture family life and care for the vulnerable in America,” said Walter Kim, NAE president. “These programs can both be strengthened and improved to lift even more people out of poverty.”  The foundation for support of these programs comes from the NAE’s longstanding commitments to …

Backgrounder | Child and Earned Income Tax Credits

March 5, 2021 ...

The NAE affirms that “the family is central to God’s vision for human beings and for human society” and that “the family is central to life together as diverse people in society.”[ii] While families themselves, along with their churches, bear the primary responsibility for nurturing family life, the NAE recognizes that “other social institutions, including …

Supporting Families with Children and Low-Income Workers

March 5, 2021 ...

The National Association of Evangelicals commends bipartisan proposals to offer greater support to families by strengthening and making permanent improvements to the Child Tax Credit. Children are a gift from God, and a blessing to our nation. Parents who invest in nurturing children and raising the next generation need and deserve our support. The Child …

Reward Work, Support Families, Address Poverty

January 13, 2021 ...

NAE President Walter Kim and NAE Vice President Galen Carey joined other faith leaders in a letter to President-Elect Joe Biden to advocate for these refundable tax credits, which have been critical tools in the effort to reward work, support families, and lift millions of our fellow citizens out of poverty for decades. Both the …

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 …