Rethinking Apologetics for the Black Church
“Black people in the inner city need apologetics, but black people in the suburbs do, too,” says apologist Lisa Fields.
On the podcast, we talk about everything from Blac Chyna to immigration reform. The program basically mimics conversations that we have over brunch in DC.
How Churches Can Give Sanctuary and Still Support the Law
800 congregations are working to protect undocumented immigrants. A leader with the New Sanctuary Movement says yours should be one of them.
From her home in California, Salvatierra spoke with CT about the need for immigration reform, how deportations impact kids, and how churches across the country are getting involved.
Opinion |Church
6 Things Your Church Can Do During the Refugee Ban
The recent executive order has thrust refugees and resettlement agencies into limbo. Here’s how you can help.
Consider holding a book study or Sunday school class in which you focus on the historical facts of immigration and refugee resettlement. 2. Sponsor a legal clinic on immigration.
I Saw Jesus in Detention
We’re all so busy debating immigration policy that we’ve forgotten something essential.
I Saw Jesus in Detention. We're all so busy debating immigration policy that we've forgotten something essential. Sarah exactly. It was immigration detention.
Opinion |Pop Culture
My Marriage to an Undocumented ImmigrantSubscriber access only
I lived with the threat of my husband’s deportation. Here’s what I learned about immigration.
Here's what I learned about immigration. The current immigration policies held by the United States federal government are responsible for creating these artificial widows and orphans.
Community Home Offers ‘Boot Camp’ for Pregnant Moms
How a residential program in Virginia goes beyond crisis pregnancy aid.
She moved into CTFT before giving birth. (Her immigration case is still pending, and her husband—still overseas—hopes to join her when her status is approved.) Even if she'd been
Opinion |Church
King’s Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they’re rooted in Scripture.
of our cultural and racial history in America.” With that in mind, facilitators will need to reflect on our complex, collective history—which includes slavery, immigration injustices, and other
Iranian American Minister: Why the Bible Belt Is the Perfect Place for Muslim Refugees
Samira Page sees the church mobilizing to serve Dallas’s influx of new neighbors.
Samira Page sees the church mobilizing to serve Dallas's influx of new neighbors.
Opinion |Pop Culture
What to Do When You Don’t Know a Family’s Immigration StatusSubscriber access only
Amid the confusion over immigration laws, here are five things you should know.
Opinion |Pop Culture. What to Do When You Don't Know a Family's Immigration Status. Amid 2. It is best not to assume a person's immigration status. It
Opinion |Family
13 Books to Read with Your Kids This Summer
What books would I take to a desert island—if my children came with me?
3. Mama's Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation by Edwidge Danticat (illustrated by Leslie Staub). With beautifully poetic language, Danticat
Opinion |Discipleship
How to Celebrate Christmas as a Cultural Minority
Christians abroad and Muslims at home helped me find the holy day in the holiday.
Christians abroad and Muslims at home helped me find the holy day in the holiday.
Opinion |Sexuality
Double-Bound: How Immigration Law Can Trap Trafficking VictimsSubscriber access only
An attorney’s insight on the complicated legal setting for domestic trafficking.
Opinion |Sexuality. Double-Bound: How Immigration Law Can Trap Trafficking Victims. It's a complicated issue, but one clear call to action comes with immigration reform.
Opinion |Pop Culture
Art of Darkness: Angelina Jolie’s Latest Film Succeeds at Personalizing Genocide
What "First They Killed My Father" tells me about suffering and the imago Dei.
What "First They Killed My Father" tells me about suffering and the imago Dei.
The Faith-Work Gap for Professional Women
From our special issue: How the faith group least likely to support working women can do better.
strength. Her gifts and ideas are encouraged and expressed in her role advocating on complex issues like criminal justice, gambling, and immigration.
Young, Female, and Pro-Trump
How white evangelical millennials are defying political predictions.
(Despite leaders criticizing certain policies on immigration and foreign aid, a third of evangelicals, more than any other religious demographic, “strongly approve” of Trump's job as
Between Two Cultures: How Latina Christians Approach Leadership
Yvette Santana pilots a new project to coalesce Hispanic women.
Yvette Santana pilots a new project to coalesce Hispanic women.
Opinion |Discipleship
How Government Support Saved Me
Signing up for food stamps changed my view of poverty in America.
Signing up for food stamps changed my view of poverty in America.
Opinion |Discipleship
How to Escape America’s Anger Problem
In this rancorous post-election season, some women are turning to tried-and-true solutions.
about 'the way things are going' in the US.” At the time, Republicans were the most angry, but more than two-thirds of us were angry about the economy, immigration, “Washington, and
Opinion |Pop Culture
Widowed by Our Immigration Laws Subscriber access only
How the church can support these modern-day Ruths and Naomis.
Opinion |Pop Culture. Widowed by Our Immigration Laws. How the church can with him. In 2008, my stepdad was arrested by immigration authorities. He was
Opinion |Sexuality
Our Top 10 Articles of 2016
Readers and editors rank the best posts of the year.
My Marriage to an Undocumented Immigrant (Sarah Quezada) I lived with the threat of my husband's deportation. Here's what I learned about immigration.