Cross- cultural relationships, Immigration

At the U.S.- Mexico Border: Jesus’ response to crowds is compassion

"Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and curing every disease and every sickness.  When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.  Then he said to his disciples,… Continue reading At the U.S.- Mexico Border: Jesus’ response to crowds is compassion

Immigration, Race

Let my children go

"Jesus loves the little children/ all the children of world..." Children are being separated from their parents at America's borders.  The most recent story is of a mother who was breastfeeding her daughter.  She is taken into custody and her mother is placed in handcuffs.  "Zero tolerance," they say.  "We are just following the law," they tell… Continue reading Let my children go

Race, Race and Culture, Race and Immigration

Jumping Out Of The Melting Pot

Acccept it: racial supremacy. Blend it: melting pot. Ignore it: color blind. Deny it: white privilege. We have come up with many potential solutions to the presence of race in American society. None of which have rid us of the tension of this socially constructed human difference. When I was in elementary school, the image of the… Continue reading Jumping Out Of The Melting Pot