Is Tolerance the Enemy of Religious Freedom?

September 22, 2015 ...

All of that seems like ancient history these days. For a while, activist evangelicals even referred to themselves as comprising “the Moral Majority,” with a very different chorus to sing: “Shine, Jesus, shine / Fill this land with the Father’s glory.” The irony right now, however, is that we may soon start singing “This world …

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 …

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 …

Supreme Court Hears Historic Marriage Case

April 23, 2015 ...

“Human history in every culture has defined marriage as the enduring and intimate relationship of a man and a woman,” said Leith Anderson, NAE president. “This definition has established the primary expression of a family. It is worthy of protection.” The NAE joined an amici brief with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, The Church …

Letter on Services for Unaccompanied Children

February 20, 2015 ...

Office of Refugee Resettlement 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW, 8th Floor West Washington DC 20024 Re: Comments on Interim Final Rule on Unaccompanied Children Dear Ms. Sohn: On behalf of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the National Association of Evangelicals, World Vision, Inc., Catholic Relief Services, and World Relief, we respectfully submit the following …

Letter to Congress on New D.C. Laws

February 5, 2015 ...

Dear Senator, We, the undersigned, represent national and local religious institutions and organizations and pro-life advocacy organizations, all of which have offices in the District of Columbia, that serve and speak on behalf of millions of people across the United States. Most of us do not engage in the city’s legislative affairs, but we must …

NAE Finds President’s Executive Order Lacking

July 21, 2014 ...

“The President missed an opportunity to lead the nation toward greater tolerance and social harmony by respecting diverse viewpoints on divisive issues,” NAE President Leith Anderson said. “Religious groups that have longstanding and principled positions should be allowed to compete for federal contracts on an equal basis.” As federal contractors, religious organizations provide overseas relief …

Proposed Bill to Reverse Hobby Lobby Ruling

July 16, 2014 ...

Statement on Senate Bill 2578 Most evangelicals support the responsible use of contraception that does not lead to abortion. So when our government sets a goal of increasing public access to contraception, we are not in principle opposed. We do not object to including contraception other than abortifacients in employee health insurance policies, provided that …