Category Archives: Immigration

A Biblical Versus a Multi-Cultural Perspective on Illegal Immigration, Part 2

Part II* Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and harmless as doves (Matthew 10:16) Having already dealt with the Matthew 25 passage in the first installment, this installment addresses other scriptural passages referenced by evangelicals in favor of amnesty for illegal immigrants.  We will also examine the biblically-defined role of the secular magistrate regarding the enforcement of laws in general, and immigration law, in particular. “I was a Stranger…” Christian… Continue Reading ››

A Biblical Versus a Multi-Cultural Perspective on Illegal Immigration

Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and harmless as doves (Matthew 10:16)  Part 1* The people of God are called to be “salt” in order to preserve the world from decay, and “light” (Mt. 5:14; Acts 13:47) in order to focus everyone’s gaze on Him who is the “Light of the world” (Jn. 8:12) as revealed in Scripture (Ps. 119:105; Jn. 1:14).  Given the enmity that the creature… Continue Reading ››

Evangelicals & Immigration

While the 1970s and 80s were decades of growing evangelical unity, the 2000s have thus far been marked by the movement’s fractures. While it is too simplistic to say we have new evangelical diversity, we do have energetic evangelical movements on both the right and the left. There is much that distinguishes the two groups theologically, so it is not merely a political divide, though it manifests itself as such. Theologically, the evangelical left focuses on the advent of God’s… Continue Reading ››