Thursday, August 26, 2010

Who Is My Neighbor?

Immigration is one of the most complicated issues of our time. Voices on all sides argue strongly for action and change. Christians find themselves torn between the desire to uphold laws and the call to minister to the vulnerable.

My friend, Dr. Norm Wilson, a professor at Indiana Wesleyan University, recently informed me of the upcoming Evangelical Leader's Forum on Immigration, sponsored by The Wesleyan Church, World Relief, and the National Association of Evangelicals.

The event will occur on Friday, September 24, 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at The Wesleyan International Center.

Speakers include:

Dr. Danny Carroll R., Old Testament professor at Denver Seminary, and author of Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church and the Bible,

Matthew Soerens, co-author of Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion and Truth in the Immigration Debate

Staff member of World Relief

Dr. Jerry Pence, General Superintendent of the Wesleyan Church, will serve as moderator.

Indiana U. S. Senators Lugar and Bayh, have also been invited to provide political perspectives.

There is no registration fee. RSVP to Jenny Hwang at advocacy@wr.org or call 443-451-1969.

For more information please see www.nae.net or check out Norm Wilson's blog post.

1 comment:

Steve Gerich said...

Boy would I love to go to this.