Editor’s Note: This blog originally appeared as part one of a series on the author’s personal blog in September 2015.
So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. –Genesis 1:27, NIV
As far as I can tell, I am a fourth […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared February 27, 2012. We are re-posting it, for this Ash Wednesday.
Last week marked the beginning of Lent. Many Christians—including a growing number of generally non-liturgical evangelicals—observe the forty-day period preceding Easter as a somber time to fast, repent, and prepare to remember Christ’s death and, […]Continue Reading →
I used to think I loved and understood immigrants. I taught ESL in the States to immigrant and refugee children during the day and helped with free ESL classes for their parents at night. I volunteered with refugee youth groups and activities and lived in a neighborhood with a high immigrant population. I […]Continue Reading →
This year I attended the Ecumenical Advocacy Days in Washington, D.C., where faith leaders from multiple denominations gathered together to advocate for peace. During the conference, I attended a session about violence against Central American migrants in transit through Mexico.
Immediately, the speakers had my attention. The session was led […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: This post is the final installment in a four part series on immigration that originally appeared on Pastor Alan Kraft’s blog, alankraft.me
.In this post, I want to discuss one more response I sometimes hear Christians articulating in the midst of the immigration discussion: “They’re breaking the law. Romans 13 says we […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: This post is the third in a four part series on immigration that originally appeared on Pastor Alan Kraft’s blog, alankraft.me
In my last two posts, we have been looking at the topic of immigration. As mentioned earlier, my goal is not to offer simplistic solutions or even political ones. […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: This post is the second in a four part series on immigration that originally appeared on Pastor Alan Kraft’s blog, alankraft.me
In my last post, I looked at a foundational question as it relates to our attitude toward immigration. As followers of Christ, do we love the immigrant? God […]Continue Reading →
Editors Note: Every Friday, we will try to feature one of our G92 Fellows as guest contributors. G92 Fellows are a group of college students who are committed to mobilizing their campuses around the country for immigration reform.
This past week saw my first event as a G92 Fellow at my […]Continue Reading →
As I mentioned in my last post, we have been learning about immigration in our Border Fellows class. The following is a random assortment of things I never knew (or thought about) regarding immigration in the US:
1. Jesus was a refugee. According to Matthew 2:13-16, Joseph, Mary and Jesus fled to Egypt […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s note: This blog is the sixth part of a series, “Migration, Trade and Brutality: A Journey through Mexico and Central America”, written by David Schmidt regarding his travels in the summer of 2012. The goal of this series is to educate and inform readers about the reasons why immigrants come to our country so that we […]Continue Reading →