Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Article Spotlight: Defining Evangelicals in an Election Year

NAE Update


No Religious Test for Refugees

While a few U.S. political leaders have called for banning resettlement of all Muslim refugees, leaders in the evangelical community affirm that refugees should not be rejected based on their religious identity. According to the January Evangelical Leaders Survey, 91 percent of respondents said the United States should not bar entry to all refugees affiliated with certain religions. Read more.

Podcast — Inside Elections

In Today’s Conversation podcast, Leith Anderson talks with expert political analyst Nathan Gonzales for insight into the 2016 presidential elections and more. Evangelicals are good news people who want to bless others even through politics and voting. This podcast sheds light on what is actually going on inside elections. Listen now.

NAE Leadership to Gather in Washington, D.C.

Please pray for the NAE Board of Directors as they gather in the nation's capital for its semi-annual board meeting on March 10. NAE leaders will also interact directly with leaders in government, think tanks and advocacy organizations on key issues facing our nation during the Washington Briefing, held March 9. Learn more.

Pre-order "Faith in the Voting Booth"

NAE President Leith Anderson and NAE Vice President Galen Carey show how better informed, faith-directed voting is both possible and desperately needed in our country today. "Faith in the Voting Booth: Practical Wisdom for Voting Well" will be released March 15. Pre-order the book today.

Member Spotlight: Open Bible Churches

Formed in 1935, Open Bible Churches is an association of churches and ministers with a mission to globally make disciples, develop leaders and plant churches. They are currently ministering in 45 countries. Through the outreaches of Open Bible churches overseas over 226,000 people received Christ last year. Learn more.

Article Spotlight: Defining Evangelicals in an Election Year

Christianity Today — These days, everyone wants to know what evangelicals believe — especially about political issues ... That's understandable. Americans who identify as white evangelicals remain a powerful voting bloc in the United States — representing 1 out of every 5 voters in recent presidential elections, according to The Pew Research Center. And most — about 8 in 10 — have voted Republican in at least one election. So it’s no surprise that Donald Trump recently proclaimed, “I am an evangelical.” Read more.

Event Spotlight: Together 2016

On July 16, 2016, we are gathering on the National Mall as one — lifting a unified sound and asking Jesus to reset our generation. Together 2016 will feature dynamic speakers and musicians like Francis Chan, Luis Palau, Hillsong Unitied, Kari Jobe and Lacrae. Visit Reset2016.com to learn more about supporting or attending Together 2016. Visit NAE.net/praytogether for information on how your church can support the event with prayer. 

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