Evangelical leaders from around the country help launch the “I Was a Stranger…” challenge by reading Matthew 25:31-46, where Jesus says that those who do not welcome or invite in strangers have turned their backs on Him and are not considered righteous.
ORIGINAL SHORT: A New Dream
Immigration is a hot topic right now. But if all you see are the stories in the news, its easy to presume that those represent the majority of immigrants. It’s when you actually have personal relationships with immigrants that you begin to realize some of those stereotypes might not actually be accurate. [Interested in hosting a screening of this film?]
PERSPECTIVE: Dr. Richard Land
Dr. Richard Land, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, discusses the policy solutions that evangelicals believe are necessary to repair our nation’s broken immigration system. Length: 8 Minutes.
INTERVIEW: Bill Hybels & Matt Soerens
Bill Hybels and Heather Larson of Willow Creek Community Church interview author Matthew Soerens about the issue of immigration and how the Church should respond. Length: 60 Minutes.
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