I have the privilege of teaching kindergarten in the Harrison School District here in Colorado Springs. My class is special, though, because it is completely made up of students who are learning English for the first time. Although almost all of my students were born here in the United […]Continue Reading →
Last Wednesday, hundreds of pastors and lay leaders from evangelical churches and campuses all over the United States gathered in our nation’s capital for a national Day of Prayer and Action for Immigration Reform. Several months ago, national Christian leaders drafted a letter to President Obama and […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s note: On Saturday, March 23, we gathered at Malone University for G92 Canton. The day was packed with awesome speeches and workshops, but the highlight and culmination of the day was gathering in downtown Canton for a prayer vigil where attendees stood in solidarity with their immigrant neighbors and prayed for a just […]Continue Reading →
Last week, Timothy Dalrymple’s Philosophical Fragments published a guest post by Mark Tooley, president of the Institute for Religion and Democracy, critical of evangelical leaders’ advocacy for “Comprehensive Immigration Reform,” which Mr. Tooley argues is an example of American evangelicalism slinking toward the liberalism represented by the National Council of Churches. Matthew Soerens, our regular […]Continue Reading →
“The same law applies both to the native-born and to the foreigner residing among you.”
Over the past few months, I’ve been promoting the “I Was a Stranger…” challenge in an attempt to rectify the fact that few Christians – just 12% of white evangelicals – say their faith is the primary lens through […]Continue Reading →
I’m tired. With the momentum building for immigration reform, the past several weeks have been uniquely exhausting for me. I’ve worked more hours than I know I should, I’ve been on the road much of the past month, and I’m checking my Blackberry almost obsessively to try to stay on top of […]Continue Reading →
Statistics show that 40% – 50% of the undocumented population in the US came here with a visa, overstayed their visas and promptly slid into the shadows. I was one of them. Well, that was until two Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents caught up with me, dragged me out of the […]Continue Reading →
I am fresh off of an exhilarating weekend at The Justice Conference in Philadelphia, excited by the growing evangelical movement for justice. From throughout the country and the world, people gathered under the conviction that if we are to faithfully follow Jesus, we must seek justice.
The Justice Conference is […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s Update (May 2, 2013): G92 is joining other Christian organizations throughout the country in urging you to pray fervently over the next ninety-two days for immigration reform. Please commit to praying & sign up for weekly requests and reminders at www.pray4reform.org.
Last week, I was asked to […]Continue Reading →
Tomorrow, the House of Representatives will hold its first hearing on immigration policy of the new Congress, signaling that leaders in the House may be as eager to address the topic as those in the Senate or the White House. For the last several years, Congress has done almost […]Continue Reading →