Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on Sojourners. Permission was given by moderator to repost. When one reads the Old Testament Law, one is struck by the amount of attention given to those from the outside–Hebrew ger, the sojourner (or alien or stranger, depending on the English translation). Peoples […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: Blog first appeared at http://bronlea.wordpress.com/. Permission was given by the author to repost. This card with my name and fingerprint on it, also records my official Alien Number, assigned to me by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service. We are now at the end of our ninth year of […]Continue Reading →
A group of us from my church gathered one Wednesday night to talk about what God has to say about immigration. Unlike the debates we are hearing on TV and the Radio in the build up to the election, this was not a moment to talk about our different political views but to have […]Continue Reading →
Guest Blog by: Donald Balla Rule of Law refers to the Christian value that calls for obeying the laws of the land. I’m a Rule of Law fan. Still, as Lemuel Washburn wrote, “It is necessary to distinguish between the virtue and the vice of obedience.” We apply Rule of Law to immigrants […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
Guest Blog by: Kristen Bruce Earlier this year, I helped host an immigration discussion night at my university. We showed a short film I put together of undocumented immigrants and these are a few excerpts from the interviews (for privacy, names have been changed).
Tell the story of how you came to […]Continue Reading →
Like most evangelicals, I believe very strongly in the authority of the Bible as the inspired Word of God. The Scriptures, though, were not written in English and it’s entirely possible to misunderstand the transforming truth of Scripture if it’s not translated clearly, or accurately, into language we understand. For example, most (if not […]Continue Reading →