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Monday, March 6, 2017

What's Up With Mormons?

What's Up With Mormons?

What do Mormons believe? Are they a cult? How is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints organized? Today’s Conversation podcast with NAE President Leith Anderson and Greg Johnson, president of Standing Together in Utah, covers these topics and more. Listen in.

NAE Webinar on Engaging Youth & Young Adults

Our most recent webinar is now available for purchase. In the one-hour recording, Kara Powell, director of the Fuller Youth Institute, shares her team’s research and offers practical tips for engaging youth and young adults in your church. Learn more.

Top Policy Issues of 2017

Religious freedom and immigration/refugee policy are the most important public policy issues for evangelicals to address in 2017, according to the year-end Evangelical Leaders Survey. “If the first weeks under the new administration are any indication, evangelical leaders accurately identified key policy issues and pressure points for the year,” NAE President Leith Anderson said. Learn more.

Religious Freedom is for Non-Christians Too

Evangelical leaders unanimously affirmed that they support the same religious freedom protection for people of non-Christian faiths as for Christians, according to the January Evangelical Leaders Survey. In this survey, evangelical leaders deviate from the general American population that places a higher priority on preserving the religious freedom of some groups rather than others. Read more.

Evangelical Leaders Publish Pro-Refugee Letter in Washington Post

More than 500 evangelical pastors and ministry leaders, including NAE President Leith Anderson and many other NAE leaders, signed a letter to President Trump and Vice President Pence, expressing concerns over the dramatic reduction in refugee resettlement included within a presidential executive order. Learn more.

Member Spotlight: First Baptist Church of Wheaton

First Baptist Church of Wheaton, Illinois, uses Matthew 28:19 as its purpose statement: “Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations.” The church has robust ministry programs for students, missions, small groups and women. It also hosts a Christian preschool for toddlers in the Wheaton area. Learn more.

Article Spotlight: Starting a Conversation About Ministerial Compensation

AG Ministers Letter by George O. Wood — Ministerial income. Never enough to make ends meet? Or just enough? I grew up in an Assemblies of God preacher’s home where every nickel counted. Literally! Read more.

Event Spotlight: The Justice Conference

Designed to catalyze works of justice around the world, The Justice Conference is a premier gathering for Christian leaders, justice practitioners, students and learners. Don't miss The Justice Conference — hosted by World Relief at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, June 9-10. Learn more.

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