Faith Leaders Resources

News Affecting Churches

    Seek the well-being of the city to which I have sent you. Pray for it to the Lord. For in seeking its well-being, you shall find your own. Jeremiah 29:7

    4 ways congregations can engage during elections
    • Vote: It’s our responsibility to be informed about the people who are running to be elected to local government and to vote as God leads.
    • Engage: Most of the time, elected officials really want to hear from their constituents. Find the candidates' contact info and call them.
    • Serve: We need God-honoring voters and good people willing to serve in the polling places too. Start at your County Clerk's office.
    • Pray: Our elected officials need our prayers. Regardless of what they believe, our focus must be on following Christ in all we do and say.

    The Referendum Project for Churches

    Right now, churches across the state of New Mexico are working to get enough signatures on the referendum petitions to send these terrible laws to the ballot for the people to decide in 2024.

    Update (September 2023): Right now, we are working to audit the signatures to get an accurate count. We need volunteers to help with data entry and checking and as many people out gathering signatures as possible.
    Volunteer here or contact us with questions.

    Laws Harming to Children, Families, and Communities

    HB 7 Reproductive & Gender-Affirming Health Care
    Affects parental rights, children, God-honoring school staff and teachers, and communities who choose to be abortion free.

    HB 207 Extend Human Rights Act 
    Limits the rights of government contractors including churches that partner with the government to help care for their communities.

    SB 397 School-Based Health Centers
    Gives all primary, preventative, and mental health care responsibility to the schools, putting the child’s care under government control.

    SB 13 Reproductive Health Provider Protections
    Shields abortion and transgender service providers from civil, criminal, medical malpractice, or professional conduct censorship even if they damage minors. Makes all electronic forms of pro-life speech illegal.

    HB 4 Voting Rights Protections
    HB 4 violates our constitutional rights and wrests control from county authorities and gives it to the Secretary of State.

    SB 180 Election Changes
    Stops the public from accessing election results and voter rolls information. Sends tax information of all voters to the Secretary of State.

    You need to know:
    1. What's happening in New Mexico.
    2. How it affects your church and your people.
    3. What you and your people can do about it.
    Religious Liberty Attorney to NM Pastors

    ADF Attorney Zoom recording

      Support for Pastors Changing Culture
      Resources for Pastors

      For though we walk in the flesh, we do not wage battle according to the flesh, for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses.  2 Corinthians 10:3-5

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        Political parties on the issues

        "Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter. Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and clever in their own sight."  Isaiah 5:25

        Political Party Platform Comparisons

        Click on the images below for a printable PDF version of Biblical Views of Party Platforms.  

        iVoter Guide: All Issues
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        iVoter Guide: Life
        iVoter Guide: Border Security

        iVoter Guide: Healthcare

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