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Wesleyan Church Reports Record Attendance

September 8, 2015

The announcement places the Wesleyan Church among growing denominations such as the Assemblies of God and counters assertions that all churches in America are shriveling.


Georgetown Poverty Summit’s Impoverished Solutions

May 15, 2015

Georgetown University hosts a panel discussion on poverty heavy with platitudes and finger-pointing but absent of any constructive practical policy discussion on the differences between the Left and Right’s approach to reducing poverty.

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Christianity and Nukes

March 19, 2015

American nuclear disarmament will not leave the world safer or holier.

Derrick Harkins

Former NAE Board Member Headed to Union Seminary

February 26, 2015

Pastor Derrick Harkins is joining the seminary as Senior Vice President for Innovations in Public Programming.

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Is Government a Gift from God?

November 6, 2014

For some Christian citizens, we are facing newly elected officials and policies of which we are not particularly fond. Leaving us to raise the question, “Is government really a gift from God?”


Another Stand For Israel

August 1, 2014

Violence and aggression in the Israeli conflict in Gaza have reached a frightening level.

Denominational Responses to the SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Ruling

July 1, 2014

Let’s sort out the responses to the Hobby Lobby decision, shall we?


Churches and the Welfare State

December 21, 2013

The Washington Post ran a troubling piece this week on a D.C. woman struggling to survive on welfare. Age 41, with 5 of her 6 children at home, she spends her time waiting for…

Former Army Brigadier General David Irvine (left) and Christian ethicist David Gushee (right) discuss their participation in the Constitution Project's Task Force on Detainee Treatment.

As Americans Move on, David Gushee Stuck on Torture

December 5, 2013

In the years following President Obama’s ban on the use of torture, public opinion has shifted in support of its use against suspected terrorists. However, evangelical Left leader David Gushee continues to rail against the practice.

A panel of experts speaks in defense of the Arms Trade Treaty in Dirksen Senate Office Building on November 7, 2013. From left to right, Daryl Kimball of the Arms Control Association, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), Paul O’Brien of Oxfam America, Rachel Stohl of The Stimson Center, and Galen Carey of the National Association of Evangelicals. (Photo credit: Alexander Griswold)

NAE Continues Push for Arms Trade Treaty

November 15, 2013

In a Senate panel last weekend and in its public statements, the National Association of Evangelicals continues to push for US ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty, a treaty strongly opposed by every Second Amendments rights organization.

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The Weird Rhetoric of Environmental “Holocaust”

August 19, 2013

But the Nazi comparison is egregious, as Nazi citations usually are. Do we really face the moral equivalent of Hitler’s Holocaust, which murdered about 11 million within a few years? Are skeptics of environmental end-times rhetoric the equivalent of Nazi sympathizers or Holocaust deniers? And does Cizik really rank with heroes who risked their lives like ten Boom or Schindler? Cizik did lose his NAE job (over same-sex unions), but not his life, and seems to be doing fine.

Chamber of Commerce Denies Funding Evangelical Immigration Table

June 22, 2013

By Mark Tooley @markdtooley The Chamber of Commerce has denied that it has funded the Evangelical Immigration Table (EIT) or its ad campaign for legislation legalizing illegal immigrants. Reacting to reports that leftist George…