NAE Update: February 2010

General February 2, 2010
February 2, 2010

Support a Coordinated Evangelical Response to the Haiti Disaster
The NAE urges evangelicals to give generously and strategically, through our humanitarian arm, World Relief, as well as through denominational relief ministries that are active in Haiti. In the weeks and months ahead, the NAE will be monitoring disaster responses and looking for ways in which evangelical church and ministry leaders can develop effective long-term solutions. (read more) 

Why Evangelicals Want Immigration Reform This Year
By Galen Carey 

With the significant exception of Native Americans, most of us can trace our ancestry to another country or continent. We are indeed a nation of immigrants and their descendants. It is a checkered history, as evidenced by congressional apologies for injustices committed against both Native and African Americans. But there can be little doubt that our nation has achieved its current prosperity in large part due to our embrace--fitfully at times--of immigrants. (read more) 

NAE Backs Christian Legal Society in Religious Freedom Case
The NAE wrote to the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships urging the Administration to remain neutral in the religious freedom case Christian Legal Society v. Martinez, which is before the Supreme Court. (read more) 

Six Minutes till Midnight
The NAE welcomes the progress toward greater global peace and security highlighted by prominent scientists who moved the minute hand on the Doomsday Clock back by one minute in mid-January. It is now, they say, six minutes till midnight. (read more)
 

Lausanne Movement Conversation Gathering
In preparation for the Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelism, the Lausanne Movement partnered with the NAE to host a conversation in Washington, D.C., to focus on evangelicals in the public square and caring for vulnerable and exploited children. (read more)