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Tag Archives: Immigration
Immigrants as political pawns
About 50 migrants arrived by plane in Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., Wednesday on flights paid for by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and that originated in San Antonio, Texas. The migrants touched down at about 3:15 p.m. local time. Later Wednesday, a spokesperson for DeSantis sent a statement to NPR and other news outlets confirming that theContinue reading “Immigrants as political pawns”
Incarnational ministry at the border
My wife and I have spent the week on the border of Texas and Mexico. The number one lesson I’ve learned when it comes to opinions about immigration: we all have opinions about immigration. Also, most opinions that get shared from either viewpoint (“pro” immigrant or “anti” immigrant) in a wider audience come from peopleContinue reading “Incarnational ministry at the border”
The “nuclear” family and the extended family
I listened to the Holy Post Podcast and this week’s discussion (beginning around 10:30.00) has a discussion on an Atlantic Monthly article by David Brooks on the “nuclear family.” It was a fascinating discussion FOLLOWED BY Part 2 of an interview with Matthew Soerens of World Relief on the subject of immigration. Both discussions wereContinue reading “The “nuclear” family and the extended family”
What I am reading and listening to
My reading and listening keeps my mind working and my prayer life sharp. I now drive a lot in my work so I listen to a lot of podcasts and audiobooks.
Dr. King writes to the church today
I have made some pretty awful attempts today at writing about Martin Luther King, Jr. I annually reflect on Letters from a Birmingham Jail on this weekend. I have a really long post I pounded out as I reflected not only on Dr. King’s words but the events of this week concerning immigration. That didn’t go well.
Larry the Cucumber and Illegal Immigration
My kids grew up on Veggie Tales. It was a series of videos using vegetable characters like Larry the Cucumber. One of the creators of the show, Phil Vischer, now has a podcast that mixes his crazy ADHD comments and some serious discussion on current issues in culture with an evangelical Christian perspective. His latestContinue reading “Larry the Cucumber and Illegal Immigration”
Immigration… and no conversation
So there is this immigration thing going on… And the wild response among Christians.
Consistency in being pro-life
And be clear about this: the way of Christ is not safe. It is wonderfully, powerfully dangerous.
Thought of the Day
A faith that is afraid of other people is not faith at all. — Thomas Merton (@MertonDaily) June 3, 2016