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From the monthly archives: July 2014

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Us and Them by Stephanie Glenn

The purpose of this article is not to discuss issues related to national security or even the economic, societal and political problems in Central America.  This is a call to action for those that are already convinced that the children arriving in our neighborhoods should not be turned away.  An organized, compassionate, responsible and beneficial response is needed.  

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National Welcoming Week by Nell Green, CBF Field Personnel

Recently I went to an Iftar. This is the evening meal eaten during Ramadan by Muslims after the sun goes down. In Houston where 25% of the population is foreign born it is easy to become friends with someone from another faith, culture, or ethnic background. Yet very few iftars will be shared with diversity represented around the table. Not too surprising really. How diverse are those gathered around our Thanksgiving or Christmas tables? Every day we hear reports in the media of various factions around the world killing and then retaliating. There is only one way we will make a difference as Christians and followers of Jesus; we must become the one who welcomes. We talk a lot about demonstrating love, but how do we have an opportunity to do this unless we first welcome?

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