Feb. 13, 2015
For Immediate Release
By Jordan Snider, student news writer
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Dr. Galen
Carey, vice president of government relations for the National Association of
Evangelicals, will speak at Campbellsville University’s Kentucky Heartland
Institute on Public Forum on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m. in the Banquet Hall in
the Badgett Academic Support Center.
will also be speaking on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. at Campbellsville
University’s chapel program in the Ransdell Chapel.
is invited to both programs which are free of charge.
|Dr. Galen Carey|
Carey is one of the foremost public policy advocates among evangelical
Christians,” Dr. John Chowning, vice president for church and external
relations and executive assistant to the president, said.
“He is actively engaged, on behalf of
evangelicals around the country, in the dialogue on a number of issues at the
national and international levels. Dr. Carey also interacts with many of the
top leaders in our nation’s capital on a regular basis.”
Chowning said the university is “very pleased to
have Galen visiting our campus and community and know that he will do a
wonderful job in discussing the intersection of our Christian faith and
contemporary public policy issues.”
vice president of the NAE, a United States based-organization, Carey is
responsible for representing the NAE before Congress, the White House and the
courts. He works to advance the principles of the NAE document “For
the Health of the Nation: An Evangelical Call to Civic Responsibility.”
he started working at the NAE, Carey was a longtime employee of World Relief,
the relief and development arm of the NAE. He led the evangelical voice on
refugee, immigration and international relief and development issues. He worked
on reconstructing houses, rehabilitation and community health projects.
Carey was recently in Bujumbura, Burundi and
worked as the regional program advisor for the World Relief Great Lakes Region.
He worked to establish an HIV/AIDS network.
November 2009, Carey signed an ecumenical statement known as the Manhattan
Declaration calling on evangelicals, Catholics and Orthodox not
to comply with rules and laws permitting abortion, same-sex marriage and other
matters that go against their religious consciences.
2009 Carey was named to the Trinity International University’s Wall of Honor.
University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more
than 3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees,
five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for
complete information is campbellsville.edu.