July 20, 2018

This week President Trump showed unadulterated support for a murderous tyrant by embracing Russian President Vladimir Putin’s worldview, even as Putin undermines our democracy. If it wasn’t clear before, it should be now: America is headed toward tyranny and people of faith must speak out. Christians, who value the dignity of every human being as created in God’s image and therefore value democratic governance, must resist him. We cannot support a president who calls good evil and evil good. A... Read more

July 11, 2018

President Trump’s top spiritual advisor, Paula White, has been justifying the President’s crusade to torture immigrant and refugee children by ripping them from their parent’s arms and stalling on a court order to reunite them. Now she’s backing her anti-immigrant position up with a misrepresentation of scripture. “I think so many people have taken biblical scriptures out of context on this, to say stuff like, ‘Well, Jesus was a refugee,'” White said yesterday. “Yes, He did live in Egypt for... Read more

July 3, 2018

Tears of joy mixed with sadness rolled down my sweaty face last week as I watched a stream of 100 immigrant parents and children approach Sister Norma Pimentel’s humanitarian respite center to the applause of volunteers. They had fled violence and endured perilous journeys. For days or weeks they had been held in cages at the Customs and Border Patrol Processing Center, their fate uncertain. There are moments in life when I’ve seen the Kingdom of God break through. The... Read more

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