Today’s post focuses on the Top 5 blogs of 2011. We want to bring awareness not only to the issue of immigration, but ways you can engage and mobilize others where you live

Take some time to consider ways you would like to be more engaged in this issue in 2012: below you will find some ways to take action.

5. The Issue That Makes Pro-Life Christians Ally With Population Control Groups: Matthew Soerens expresses his distress at pro-life politicians’ willingness to cite the  pseudo-scientific reports of population control groups.

4. Honoring the Law, Extending Mercy: Matthew Soerens argues that we need Comprehensive Immigration Reform that restores the rule of law while also extending compassion.

3. The ‘Help’ of Our Day: Matthew Soerens reflects on the new film “The Help,” wondering if the American  Church has learned the lessons of the Civil Rights Movement.

2. Caring for Fatherless and Orphaned: 5,100 kids are in foster care as result of detained or deported parents. Matthew  Soerens explains need for Christians to bring hope to this injustice

 As you read the #1 blog from 2011, please consider to contribute to our continued success in 2012.

Engage in practical ways to support immigrants:

1. Spread the word by “liking” g92.org on Facebook  at http://www.facebook.com/g92.org or follow us on Twitter @undocumentedtv.. Continue to ‘like’ and share individual blog posts, films, etc. to spread them within your social network

2. Donate to g92.org:  $15 covers our monthly web hosting fees, $5 covers a week’s worth of image rights for our blog, or $5,000 would allow us to make a new g92.org short film. g92.org is managed by World Relief, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit ministry, and all donations are fully tax-deductible.  Click here to read more.

3. Write a blog post. As an example, Andrew Means wrote a blog on his perspective on the documentary created by g92.org. You can read it here: Reaction to a New Dream. For more information, contact us at [email protected]

4. Try on the g92.org Undocumented for a day hand stamps: Become ‘the stranger’ and write about your experience for g92.org. Click the link above for more information.

5. Purchase a copy of ‘Welcoming the Stranger,’ or other books available on our website and host a small group discussion

6. Host a screening of “A New Dream” along with a discussion on your campus, at your church, or in your home. Other videos are available including presentations from the ‘G92 Conference’ in Cedarville and the Justice Conference 2011 and our presentations on immigration at http://vimeo.com/20320828 and http://vimeo.com/21605723.

Thanks for all you do. We look forward to 2012 as we seek ways to better engage one another.

And the number 1 blog is…..

1. The Connection Between Faith, Human Trafficking and Immigration

Sarah Eisele-Dyrli examines the ways that a broken immigration legal system can contribute to modern-day slavery


 Beth Orchard is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago with a Master’s in Social Justice. She is the editor of the g92.org blog, a writer and passion advocate for the oppressed, marginalized, immigrant and other voices that so often go unheard.

Please note that the views expressed do not necessarily represent those of everyone associated with G92 or any institutions with which the blogger may be affiliated. 

If you’re interested in writing a guest blog, contact [email protected]

 

 

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