Trump vs the suspicious looking Arabs
“Refugees: The Holy Family” by Kelly Latimore
It is worth remembering that the Bible presents Jesus as exactly the kind of person that many people who profess to be Christian reject: a refugee child. Jesus’ earliest years were, according to the Gospel of Matthew, spent as a refugee in a foreign land, and then as a displaced person in a village aContinue reading “Jesus was a refugee”
A Prayer of Indigenous Peoples, Refugees, Immigrants, and Pilgrims Triune God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, we come before you as many parts of a single body. people drawn from every tribe, every nation, every language; some indigenous—peoples of the land; some refugees, immigrants, pilgrims—people on the move; some hosts, some guests, some both hostsContinue reading “A Prayer of Indigenous Peoples, Refugees, Immigrants, and Pilgrims”
Immigration Dear Lord, our shelter and refuge for the oppressed, we praise you for your ultimate power and unsurpassable love. We thank you for your unfailing justice and we thank you for never forsaking those who love you. O Lord of compassion, we ask for your continued mercy for those who seek shelter, for theContinue reading “Refuge for the oppressed”
I have to say, I see Australia’s current policy on asylum seekers as nothing short of evil. We’ve given in to the temptation of short term poll gains and become enslaved to fear based politics.
For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality and accepts no bribes. He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing. And you are to love thoseContinue reading “Remember that we were once foreigners”