The National Association of Evangelicals has formally named the Rev. Leith Anderson as its president nearly one year after a sex-drug scandal forced its former president, Ted Haggard, to resign.
Anderson, who serves as senior pastor at the 5,000-membered Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie, Minn., was unanimously approved by NAE board members on Oct. 11 during their fall board meeting held in conjunction with the NAE-Micah Challenge USA ‚ÄúGlobal Leaders Forum.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúLeith Anderson is a man of astute mind and has a wealth of experience the NAE needs,‚ÄĚ said Israel Gaither, National Commander of the Salvation Army and NAE Executive Committee member, in a statement....
To quote a sentence from the Wooddale website, "We are serious about building the kingdom." Are they building the Kingdom, or do they think they are already in it? I do not find their statement of purpose that concise.