Evangelicals Battle Over ‘Biblical’ Immigration

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Though many evangelical leaders have come out in support of immigration reform, not all are on the same page about what that reform looks like

 

One branch of the evangelical Christian community knows what it wants up next on America’s political agenda: comprehensive immigration reform. Another would prefer what it calls “Biblical immigration.” As Congress turns back to the business of governing ahead of the holidays, the two sides are ramping up their rhetoric–and their lobbying–with dueling interpretations of the ...

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No, Evangelicals Are Not United on Immigration Reform

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The Rev. Michael Wilker — who hosted 300 evangelical leaders at his Church of the Reformation, very close to the capitol in Washington DC, for an Evangelical Immigration Table Day of Action — published an op ed in the Washington Post where he reiterated these words from the gathering:

“We are announcing the Gospel that welcomes the stranger and we will denounce those that block immigration reform.”

I’ve not taken a position on the current immigration ...

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Evangelicals for Biblical Immigration — But Not for the Gang of 8 Bill (S. 744)

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This open letter to Congress comes from Kelly Monroe Kullberg, founder of The Veritas Forum, editor and co-author of the award-winning bookFinding God at Harvard: Spiritual Journeys of Thinking Christians and A Faith and Culture Devotional.  She is co-founder and acting president of Christians for A Sustainable Economy (case4America.org) and Senior Fellow at the Acton Institute. To sign this letter or ...

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Signatures

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  • Kelly Monroe Kullberg (EBI Letter to Congress written as a private American citizen: link to EBI President, Christians for a Sustainable Economy (CASE4America.org) Senior Fellow, The Acton Institute Founder, The Veritas Forum Editor, co-author, Finding God at Harvard  (please link to this book on Amazon)
  • Timothy Adams CREED
  • Gordon Calmeyer The Gathering
  • J. E. Dyer, CDR, USN (Ret.)
  • Milton Gutierrez, Pastor
  • Donna Hearne Talk show host, St. Louis; Constitution educator.
  • Fr. Johannes Jacobse American Orthodox Institute
  • John Killian President, Alabama State Convention (So. Baptist)
  • Pastor, Maytown Baptist Church
  • Faith McDonnel Dir. of Religious ...
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