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Love Hopes All Things

By Eric Costanzo
December 20, 2017 (Originally posted by World Relief, re-posted here with permission)

What happens when an affluent, conservative, and mostly white church’s neighborhood is suddenly inundated with hundreds of international people?

That’s what happened to us.

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“Telling a Better Story” (Blog) Submission Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in submitting a guest post to be featured on the Evangelical Immigration Table’s blog, “Telling a Better Story.” Please note the following guidelines as you consider a submission to our blog:

Purpose: The primary purpose of the Evangelical Immigration Table is to encourage evangelical Christians to think about and respond to immigration issues (including, but not limited to, undocumented immigrants, refugees, victims of human trafficking, and other uniquely vulnerable categories of immigrants) in ways consistent with biblical values.

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Introducing “Telling A Better Story,” a blog from the Evangelical Immigration Table

Often the stories we hear about immigrants and immigration can be negative, focused on scary anecdotal situations or on divisive arguments over immigration policy.

As Christians reflecting on the topic of immigration, we have a better story to tell: the story of local churches welcoming, serving, and reaching the immigrants in their communities, of God’s transformative power at work in the lives of newcomers to this country, and of how God is using immigrants to bless and revitalize local churches throughout the U.S.

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Christian DACA Recipients Reflect On What They’re Thankful For This Holiday

22 November 2017

By Carol Kuruvilla

As Americans across the country prepare to gather around the Thanksgiving table, one special group of Christians is taking time to express gratitude.

Christian recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program joined together in a video to offer their thanks for the opportunities America has provided, and particularly to thank the people who have shown them kindness in the past.

Read more from Huffington Post >>

Dreamers Are Thankful

22 November 2017

By Liz Dong

With the recent cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, these are especially difficult times for nearly 800,000 DACA recipients (also known as Dreamers), immigrants brought into the country as children and who are without legal status, and continuously so for millions of undocumented immigrants living in the shadows in the U.S. 

Read more from The Christian Post >>

Russell Moore, Samuel Rodriguez and Other Evangelicals Urge Trump to Protect Immigrants and Families by Extending ‘Temporary Protected Status’ Program

2 November 2017

An evangelical coalition that lobbies for immigration reform has asked the Trump administration to extend the “Temporary Protected Status” program for four nations.

Signatories for the EIT’s letter included Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals; Shirley V. Hoogstra, president of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities; Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention; and the Reverend Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference.

Read more from Black Christian News Network One >>

Evangelicals Urge Trump to Protect Immigrants, Families in ‘Temporary Protected Status’ Program

2 November 2017

By Michael Gryboski

An evangelical coalition that lobbies for immigration reform has asked the Trump administration to extend the “Temporary Protected Status” program for four nations.

Signatories for the EIT’s letter included Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals; Shirley V. Hoogstra, president of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities; Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention; and the Reverend Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference.

Read more from The Christian Post >>

Immigration & the Church with Liz Dong

4 October 2017

By Phil Vischer

Liz Dong is two things that usually don’t go together – an undocumented immigrant AND an evangelical Christian. She’s also a immigrant advocate with World Relief, as well as a member of the Evangelical Immigration Table. Having read a piece she wrote for Time Magazine, we invited Liz to stop by the studio and talk about her life story and the issues involving DACA, immigration and the church. Plus, we pause for a moment to remember Hugh Hefner. Okay – that was long enough.

Read more and listen to this edition of the Phil Vischer Podcast >>

The God whisperers: The most powerful Trump advisers you’ve probably never heard of

21 September 2017

By Jack Jenkins

After President Donald Trump rescinded an Obama-era executive order that offers work permits to undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, many religious communities responded with resounding disapproval. In addition to faith-based groups that physically protested the move, a staggering number of faith groups from across the theological spectrum issued statements condemning the decision, arguing it did not reflect a religious call to compassion and describing it as “immoral,” “reprehensible,” or “cruel.”

Read more from Think Progress >>

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