The Immigration Debate: Can the Bible Help?

By M. Daniel Carroll Rodas

The issues surrounding the immigration debate are complex and ongoing. The United States was founded by immigrants, and many can point to ancestors from Europe, Asia, or Africa who reached these shores in the last 250 years.

Three Surprising Things I Learned About US Immigration From a DACA Dreamer

By Kristyn Komarnicki

At the launch of CSA’s PrayforDREAMers campaign last month, when DACA recipient Vanessa Upegui-Seel spoke at Eastern University about her experience as an undocumented immigrant who was bought to the US at the age of 12, I learned three things I hadn’t known before:

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The Church’s “Third Rail” of Immigration

By Craig Wong
The political theater around the topic of immigration can best be described as painfully comic, especially in election seasons, as each candidate frets and spins in a clumsy attempt to communicate a coherent position.

Meeting Juan: Reexamining My Views on Immigration

By Charles Metcalf

It was a Tuesday night, and I found myself in a strange yet familiar place. I had been invited to attend a Bible study. Nothing new here. The unfamiliarity came from the fact that this Bible study was bilingual.

Immigration and the Imago Dei

By Nicole Morgan

by Nicole Morgan

On January 30th the House Republican leadership released a one-page document with standards for immigration reform. The document has been met with some hope for a workable compromise between Democrats and Republicans on the issue of immigration reform.

Fourth Grade Child, Crucified

By Liz Cooledge Jenkins

Fourth-grade child on the cross,

you did not choose this.

There is nothing in you

nor your family, friends, or schoolmates

that deserved this.

“Members of the Same Body”—A conversation with theologically diverse LGB Christians

With Juan Pablo Herrera, Beth Carlson-Malena, Elizabeth Delgado Black, and Grant Hartley
Listen in on a powerful conversation among four queer-identifying Jesus-followers, two who hold a more traditional understanding of sexuality and two who hold a more progressive understanding.

I Fasted from White Authors for Lent

By Liz Cooledge Jenkins

Editor’s note: Recently completing a month-long celebration of Black authors, we believe Liz’s suggestions below can be a meaningful way to both kick off Lent and to continue to honor and learn from our Black brothers and sisters. 

Webinar: “Members of the Same Body”—A theological conversation with diverse LGB Christians

Webinar: “Members of the Same Body”—A theological conversation with diverse LGB Christians
Join us Wednesday, March 16, at 12pm Eastern/9am Pacific for a moderated conversation among four queer-identifying Jesus-followers, two who hold a more traditional understanding of sexuality and two who hold a more progressive understanding—all “members of the same body, and sharers in the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel” (Eph.

Justice for Asylum Seekers Requires Patience and Persistence

By Christie R. House

Alexis Duecker, an asylum attorney with the New York Justice for Our Neighbors office (NY JFON), has worked for two years with some of her clients to try to get their asylum cases heard and decided.