Here is the URL to the Evangelical Manifesto that was just released today
Some of the people on the steering committee are Os Guiness and Dallas Willard (authors of great books). Signees include Mark Bailey – President of Dallas Theological Seminary, Leith Anderson, President of the NEA, Ergun Caner, President of Liberty Theological Seminary and author, Dean Hirsch, President of World Vision International, Duane Litfin, president of Wheaton College, Max Lucado, and the list goes on and on! There are some names that are notably absent such as James Dobson. I also cannot find Billy Graham or Franklin Graham.
I just briefly skimmed over it and may update this with my opinions of it. There seems to be a variety of reasons for this document – but the main one is to declare that Evangelical is about sharing the good news of Jesus Christ and not about voting Republican (or Democrat). Here are some quotes:
Evangelical in the United States and much of the Western world today, and second to clarify where we stand on issues that have caused consternation over Evangelicals in public life.