Some Talking Points for those Conflicted about Immigrants and Refugees

If you find the immigration issues the U.S. is facing right now to be confusing, you are not alone. If you are conflicted because your heart is hurting for families and children that are suffering but you also believe there are legitimate concerns regarding laws, security, and general well-being, you are also not alone. Be … Continue reading Some Talking Points for those Conflicted about Immigrants and Refugees

“The margins are never margins for God.”

"The margins are never margins for God." Just had to share these brilliant words from Elaine Storkey. This was originally from a podcast (linked below), but I have typed out the transcript.  Most societies have a strong sense of a center. It’s occupied by people with influence, visibility, status, and power. In most societies, those … Continue reading “The margins are never margins for God.”

What should we do when a person on the street asks us for money?

Last week a bulletin went out from a local company in Tulsa warning about the danger of "aggressive panhandlers" in downtown. The memo included a disturbing story about a woman who was assaulted when she refused someone who was asking her for money. The publication of this incident brought out other reports about panhandlers, or … Continue reading What should we do when a person on the street asks us for money?