Leith Anderson

Stories by Leith Anderson

Evangelicals rethink nuclear weapons

Millions of Americans grew up fearing nuclear attack from the Soviet Union. Mehdi Ghasemi ASSOCIATED PRESS In this photo released … Continued

Heal the Sick, Jesus Told Us

Jesus and health care Question:Health-care reform is an economic, political and medical issue. But On Faith panelist and evangelical leader … Continued

Women’s Rights & Religion

Former president Jimmy Carter and other world leaders issued this statement: “The justification of discrimination against women and girls on … Continued

Amercan Holidays, not Religious Ones

The New York City Council last week voted to add two Muslim holidays to the city’s public school calendar, citing … Continued

Higher Priority of Religious Freedom

Background and Question: President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and … Continued

New Voice for Evangelicals

Since 1942 the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) has spoken to cultural and political issues through the NAE Office of … Continued

Democracy in Theocracy?

Given the election-related turmoil in the Islamic Republic of Iran, can democracy ever take hold in a theocracy? How should … Continued

Long Line at the Holocaust Museum

The line was long when the U.S. Holocaust Museum reopened in Washington on Friday. It was longer than usual with … Continued

The Coming Evangelical Future

Two recent predictions caught my attention. In The Christian Science Monitor on March 20, 2009, Kentucky writer Michael Spencer wrote, … Continued

Evangelicals For Immigration Reform

Immigration and Evangelicalism are both deeply rooted in American history and culture. They are coming together in 2009 with new … Continued

Help the Poor Without a lot of Questions

In tough times, do those of us who handled our finances responsibly have a moral obligation to bail out those … Continued

Let Muslim Leaders Speak First

Hamas leaders claim that their understanding of Islam makes Israel’s survival a theological and moral impossibility. What’s your response to … Continued

Rick Warren & Barack Obama — Bold Leaders

What do you think of Barack Obama’s choice of Rick Warren to deliver the Inaugural Invocation? Who would have been … Continued

There is No Gay Marriage in the Bible

Some say you can prove anything from the Bible. Actually not, unless you make a parallel argument that you can … Continued

Internet Church for Obamas

Barack Obama is the most high tech and Internet savvy politician in American history. So, let’s invite the Obamas to … Continued

Digital Age Church for Digital Age President

Barack Obama is the most high-tech and Internet savvy politician in American history. So, let’s invite the Obamas to experience … Continued

American Democracy Works Again

The American experiment in democracy and peaceful government change has continued for 232 years and been affirmed once more in … Continued

Christianity, Faith and Religion in Politics

Vice presidential candidates Joe Biden and Sarah Palin will debate this week. What would you ask them about their religious … Continued

Women Are Evangelical Leaders

Evangelical denominations and churches have been led by women clergy for generations. One of our member denominations at the National … Continued

Celebrate America’s Faith

1. Celebrate the religious faith of Americans. 2. Respect the faith (or lack of faith) of those with whom you … Continued