Public Policy - Dr. Sider is on a panel of Christian Leaders that advise the White House. He currently advises President Obama on Public Policy issues.
Social Justice – extending to public policy, advocating
Pro-poverty –(supporting and advocating on behalf of poor and disenfranchised)
Non violence (peacemaking)
Biblical Equality, women, men, children alike
What is Evangelicals for Social Action: ESA (Dr. Ron Sider) pioneered the position of a biblically balanced view of evangelisim and social action in the early 1970's.
ESA believes that every human being - man, woman, boy and girl - has a God-given right to be treated justly.
ESA values the sanctity of all human life as God's most cherished creation.
For nearly 40 years, ESA has been on of the foremost advocates in society for the integration of evangelism and social justice.
As a proponent of social justice and a biblically balanced political agenda, ESA monitors and advocates for ethical public policy and legislation.
ESA trains and develops church pastors, ministry leaders and other committed Christians in holistic ministry.
Balanced (not extreme)
Pro-Life (completely pro-life) ( =complete non violence)
An organization that demonstrates "biblically balanced" "public policy" and "social justice"