Can you address the issue of when Christian organizations or businesses “talk” about servant leadership and act as if they “walk the walk” but in actuality are rigid, hierarchical, demanding, and not interested at all in serving those who work for them?
I have the unique privilege of leading a fourth generation family business alongside my brothers and cousin. When people ask me how we make it work, I immediately quip, "a LOT of prayer!"
There can be a general uncertainty about who, or what, should be responsible for the vulnerable in our society. Who is responsible? The government? The church? Nonprofit community organizations? Or is each man, woman, or child on their own?
The primary reason why advocacy for immigration reform is a marathon is because it will require a change in minds and hearts of many Anglos in our region and our political representatives, which is a slow process.
Scripture instructs us to "take every thought captive" to the authority of Christ as revealed to us in the Bible (2 Corinthians 10:5 ESV). By our own admission, though, few American Christians have given much thought to how our faith ought to inform our thinking about immigrants and immigration.
If you are dropping your student off to college for the first time, here is some encouragement and advice to help you transition well.