NAE Update

General September 2, 2010

September 2010

Single and Pregnant in Church?

In August, the NAE released new polling on what evangelicals think about sex, pregnancy and abortion. (read more)

Sammy Mah Resigns from World Relief

Sammy Mah has resigned as President and CEO of World Relief, the NAE’s relief and humanitarian arm. His resignation, which took effect Sept. 1, concluded 5 1/2 years of service and leadership with the Baltimore-based organization. (read more)

World Vision Wins Religious Freedom Lawsuit

On August 23, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court ruled that World Vision is a “religious organization” and therefore can make staffing decisions based on the organization’s shared faith commitments. (read more)

NAE Generation Forum Announces Advisory Team

The Generation Forum Advisory Team is composed of a variety of evangelical and professional voices, including Berten Waggoner, National Director of Vineyard USA; Cameron Strang, CEO of Relevant Media Group; Stanton Jones, Provost of Wheaton College; and others. (read more)

D.C. Immigration Reform Series

The issues surrounding the current debate on immigration can be divided into three general categories of immigration's influence on the American workforce, integration into America's social fabric and security. Join us in Washington, D.C. this fall, for three free panel discussions to discuss each issue in light of our faithful calling to advance human dignity. (read more)

Indianapolis Immigration Event

The Wesleyan Church, World Relief and the NAE will sponsor an Evangelical Leaders Forum on Immigration on Friday, Sept. 24, 2010 from 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in which church leaders can learn about immigration from a biblical perspective and have the opportunity to ask tough questions. (read more)

Respecting Sex and Reducing Abortions

The NAE will hold a forum titled "Respecting Sex and Reducing Abortions—What Can Christians Really Do?" on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 in Los Angeles, Calif. The forum will feature Bishop George McKinney, Founder and Pastor of St. Stephen's Cathedral Church of God in Christ; Leith Anderson, NAE President; and a distinguished panel of experts. There will be an interactive discussion. Come be a part of it! (read more)

Friends’ Events

Pray for the Summit on the Millennium Development Goals

On Sept. 20, the United Nations will host 190 international leaders in New York City. The decisions they make on global poverty will affect a billion people. Join Micah Challenge for a prayer service on Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 221 East 52nd St., New York, NY 10022. Pray for decisions that reflect God’s values.  Hear inspiring speakers from Haiti and Malawi. Stand with the poor.  

 

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