Editor’s note: Members of AZ2DC recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to share their stories with our Congressmen and to pray for them. This post originally appeared on AZ2DC’s blog. Permission was given by the moderator to repost.
Around this time of year in the Latino community, posadas–songs and [...]
Last fall, I spent two days in central New York with dairy farm workers. I was surprised at the living and working conditions of the largely Central American population living and working on remote dairy farms without documents.
Many of them live in trailers with gaps on the floor [...]
Editor’s note: This blog originally appeared on Neighborhood Ministry’s blog. Permission was given by the moderator to repost.
Our young leaders at Neighborhood Ministries began to get public visibility in their own right during the 103 days of the 24/7 prayer vigil that they manned at [...]Continue Reading →
Editor’s note: This blog originally ran on October 22, 2012.
There are a lot of reasons why I believe that immigrants are a blessing to local churches in the United States, but one of the most profound is this: Immigrants can help us to better understand what it means [...]Continue Reading →
Editor’s note: The original version of this blog appeared on November 21, 2011.
Black Friday is a day I usually dread. People camp out for days to buy items such as televisions, video games and other things at greatly reduced prices. Some stores will be open starting on the eve of Thanksgiving, [...]Continue Reading →
Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in Sojourners’ God’s Politics blog. Permission was given by the moderator to repost.
“I didn’t come here because I wanted a job…I came here because I wanted to live.” These words from an undocumented immigrant came early on in Church World Service’s Summit on [...]Continue Reading →
The other morning, I was sleepily reading the Bible when I came across a passage that made me set down my coffee and do a double take. But first, a little bit of context: Over the past few months, I have been engaged in a particularly intense advocacy push for [...]Continue Reading →
Many people have written blog posts about the Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman case. I have read a countless number of these posts, and a countless number of articles. Many people have spoken on behalf of Zimmerman, Martin, the white community, [...]Continue Reading →
Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on efcatoday.org as part of a series of articles on this issue. Permission was given by the moderator to repost.
In dealing with undocumented immigrants, some contend that the only proper policy is to abide by the letter of the law—simply send [...]Continue Reading →