November 6, 2012
Two-Thirds of Evangelical Leaders Don't Give Money to Politicians
National Association of Evangelicals surveys whether board members donate to campaigns.
A recent survey by the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) indicates that nearly two-thirds of evangelical leaders do not give financial contributions to political candidates.
According to the NAE, many of its board members "prefer donating to churches and other ministries," while some "expressed realism about the limited impact of their contributions."
Others do give money because, in the words of one, "rendering to Caesar in a democratic republic means that Caesar has invited us to participate in the political process. If we do not, we lose our influence..."