Why President Obama’s Executive Actions Are Hostile To The Kingdom Of God: Voices From The Religious Left

By the Rev. Ellin Jimmerson A factual certainty about the Bible is that the Old Testament was put together in the aftermath of the Babylonian Deportation of Jewish leadership. It cannot be fully understood apart from the central importance of deportation. By the same token, there are theological certainties revealed throughout the Bible. One is [Read More...]

An Open Letter to President Obama and Members of the United State Congress: Turn the Grief-Bearing Ship Around

By Ellin Jimmerson Dear President Obama and Members of Congress, I am a Baptist minister in Alabama and full-time advocate for unauthorized immigrants and guest workers. My ministry has focused on production of a migrant justice documentary called The Second Cooler, narrated by Martin Sheen. I first felt called to make the documentary because I [Read More...]

Race, Nationality, Immigration, Solidarity?

Seminary student and guest blogger Talitha Phillips files her third report on the hot issues being debated at the Presbyterian Church’s bi-annual gathering this week. [Read more...]


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