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In the US, National Association of Evangelicals launches test to assess, foster racial justice

The National Association of Evangelicals is unveiling a new racial justice assessment tool online. President Walter Kim, left, provides a video introduction

United StatesRNS The National Association of Evangelicals has launched a new resource to help Christians assess where they stand on racial justice and then take appropriate next steps to further race relations. The online “Racial Justice Assessment tool”, posted on the organisation’s website Monday, is designed to provide users with suggestions of books, videos, articles and online courses to […]

Arthur Gay, NAE leader who introduced Reagan’s “evil empire” speech, dead at 86

President Ronald Reagan addresses the Annual Convention of the National Association of Evangelicals on 8th March, 1983, in Orlando, Florida.

RNS Arthur Gay, an evangelical leader who oversaw the National Association of Evangelicals when President Reagan gave his historic “evil empire” speech, has died at the age of 86. Gay was president of the association from 1982 to 1984 and held the same role at World Relief, its humanitarian arm, from 1991 to 1996. President Ronald Reagan […]

US evangelical group releases climate change report, urges a Biblical mandate for action

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Washington DC, USRNS The National Association of Evangelicals unveiled a sweeping report on Monday on global climate change, laying out what its authors call the “Biblical basis” for environmental activism to help spur fellow evangelicals to address the planetary environmental crisis. “Creation, although groaning under the fall, is still intended to bless us. However, for […]

In lawsuit, Catholic lawyer claims World Relief rescinded job offer because he is gay

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RNS A lawyer in Spokane, Washington, is suing an evangelical-run humanitarian organization for discrimination, alleging the organization rescinded his job offer due to his sexual orientation. Emmanuel Campos Gonzalez, a licensed attorney, filed a lawsuit against World Relief on 24th January stating that the group violated Washington’s law against discrimination.  “The allegation he’s making is […]

US National Association of Evangelicals names new president, diverse leadership

Walter Kim

RNS Scholar and minister Walter Kim, an expert on the theology of race, has been chosen as the next president of the National Association of Evangelicals. Kim is a pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville, Virginia. He has served on the board of the group, an umbrella organisation of 40 evangelical Christian denominations, since […]