Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Member Spotlight: Evangelical Free Church of America

NAE Update


Evangelical Leaders Own Guns, But Want Stricter Laws

Most evangelical leaders (58 percent) live in a household that has a gun. At the same time, most (55 percent) also believe that gun laws should be more strict, according to the August Evangelical Leaders Survey. Learn More.

Podcast: Gary Haugen on Slavery Today 

Gary Haugen, founder and CEO of International Justice Mission, joins NAE President Leith Anderson on Today's Conversation podcast to discuss the state of human trafficking, and why he's hopeful — and has strategies — to see an end to slavery around the world. Listen in.

Congress, Protect the Children of Undocumented Immigrants

After President Trump announced the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the NAE called on Congress to pass legislation to protect and allow children of undocument immigrants to fully integrate into American life. Evangelical leaders and pastors can add their voice by signing a letter to the White House and Congress. It has already been signed by more than 3,500 evangelical leaders.

Calling All Christian Collegians to D.C.

Registration is open for the NAE's Christian Student Leadership Conference! We invite college students who care deeply about today's pressing issues to join us for a week in Washington, D.C. This conference is the place to learn how to engage in public policy. The conference will be held January 22-26, 2018. Learn more.

Member Spotlight: Evangelical Free Church of America

The Evangelical Free Church of America includes 1,500 U.S. churches that share a passion to do God’s work both at home and abroad. The EFCA has nearly 650 missionaries serving in 59 countries. Through its ReachGlobal Crisis Response team, the EFCA is responding to recent natural disasters. Learn more.

Article Spotlight: Hurricane Irma: Faith Groups Provide Bulk of Disaster Recovery in Coordination With FEMA

USA Today — If you donate bottles of water, diapers, clothing or any other materials to hurricane victims in Texas or Florida, your donation will likely pass through the hands of the Seventh Day Adventists before it gets to a storm victim. Read more.


Event Spotlight: Race, Theology and Mission

Fuller Seminary's 2017 Missiology Lectures to be held November 1-3 will focus on developing historical, theological, interdisciplinary and intercultural approaches to race that will challenge conventional thinking. The lectures are for the evangelical community, global church and theological academy. Learn more.

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