The nomination of Baptist University of the Américas President René Maciel comes just as the 2016 presidential election cycle is turning up the heat on politicians and religious leaders — especially Hispanics — over issues like immigration.

Published in People
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 06:11

I am an immigrant

I arrived in United States on a day like today, 28 years ago, with a student visa, one suitcase, $200 and many dreams.

Published in Columns
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 06:10

Soy una inmigrante

Llegué a los Estados Unidos en un día como hoy, hace 28 años, con una visa de estudiante, una maleta, $200 dólares y muchos sueños.

Published in Columns

A plea for empathy — putting ourselves in another’s shoes — is so often what’s missing from conversations about immigration.

Published in Columns

Missions and ministry have taken Lynn and Mike Hutchinson to the centers of immigration in Africa, and to the very heart of the pain and suffering experienced by immigrants and their families.

Published in People

A Texas Baptist who leads immigration centers says too many Baptists and other Christians lack awareness of the suffering of immigrants, including children.

Published in Social Issues

National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference leader Samuel Rodriguez announced June 5 that Southern Baptists’ top spokesman for public policy and religious liberty concerns is joining the group’s organizational board.

Published in Politics

A bill designed to boost local police powers to enforce immigration laws is detrimental to improving relationships between congregations and immigrant members, religious groups say.

Published in Social Issues

A poll shows that most evangelicals support comprehensive immigration reform, prompting some to assure legislators they have the needed support to enact legislation promoting border security and a path to citizenship. 

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Several Baptist churches brought food, presents and the gospel to those who need it most in Texas border towns.

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