How’d We Get Here?
On October 22, 2015 By Erik Beck
Editor’s Note: This blog originally appeared as part two of a series on the author’s personal blog in October 2015.And on the seventh day, the Lord created the American immigration system. The above quote is not actually a quote, and can’t be attributed to anybody. It is also probably sacrilegious. However, the […]Continue Reading →
Lessons from St. Valentine… For Immigration
On February 16, 2015 By M. Daniel Carroll R.
Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the Denver Seminary Blog one year ago, on Valentine’s Day. Today is St. Valentine’s Day. This morning I was reading from Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals, which has daily scripture readings and prayers, as well as short vignettes of Christian witness in the […]Continue Reading →
On August 19, 2013 By Matthew Soerens
Editor’s note: Rep. Steve King has recently been in the news for his anti-immigration reform efforts, which have been rebuked by many of his Republican colleagues. This article, written last year, corrects some of his earlier assertions regarding immigration. Last week, a Member of Congress from Iowa invoked Ellis Island as an example of […]Continue Reading →
The Great Migration and Immigration Reform
On July 19, 2013 By Lisa Van Engen
Editors Note: This article first appeared on April 4, 2012 Isabel Wilkerson was the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in journalism. She is also the author of the expansive work The Warmth of Other Suns. Her books spans the years of 1915-1970, when six million people set out on the Great […]Continue Reading →
Guest Blog by James Fischer Written by an accomplished professor at a prominent evangelical seminary, Christians at the Border is an important resource for anyone exploring biblical perspectives on immigration in America. Daniel Carroll speaks with a balanced and insightful voice in a tone becoming of healthy Christian discourse. His experience as a […]Continue Reading →
An Apology to the Immigrant Community
On February 23, 2011 By Guest-Contributor
Dear Immigrant Community, I’m sorry. I know it’s not every day you hear those words from me. But I wanted to start there. I’m sorry. I have forgotten so much. I’ve forgotten that Scripture is full of stories of immigrants. I’ve forgotten the repeated commands to extend hospitality to the stranger, show mercy to the foreigner, and ensure justice for the alien.Continue Reading →