5 Reasons Immigrants and Refugees Are the Church’s Responsibility

It is puzzling to see so many evangelicals still standing firmly against compassionate actions on behalf of immigrants and refugees. Don't get me wrong; I understand immigration issues are complex. Believe me. I have learned more in the last two years from ground zero of this debate than I ever imagined I could. Certainly the … Continue reading 5 Reasons Immigrants and Refugees Are the Church’s Responsibility

When Refugees/Immigrants Become Church Family

There are those few moments in the life of a church that will be remembered for many years after. I have to believe this was one of those moments.  No one could communicate the way God has blessed our international and refugee ministry at South Tulsa in the last 18 months better than these three … Continue reading When Refugees/Immigrants Become Church Family

A Call to Congress and the Church to Speak and Act for “Dreamers”

Because quotes or statements can often be taken of context in the media, here is my full statement from today's press conference in DC: As a pastor, it is neither my calling nor my job to write bills or advocate for laws specifically. It is my call  to mobilize people to serve those God has … Continue reading A Call to Congress and the Church to Speak and Act for “Dreamers”