A Pathway to Citizenship

But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: John 1:12 KJV Acceptance is something all of us long to experience. Feeling hopeless because of war, poverty or violence many travel across borders without documents searching for a place…

The New People

For the entire ten years we lived in a rural Pennsylvania community we were considered the “New People”. I felt better when I learned that there were other “New People” just up the road from us.  They were from New Jersey and had lived there since the 1950’s! In a more serious light the hysteria…

Immigrants or Pioneers Part 2

  Matthew 13:44 The Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure that a man discovered hidden in a field. In his excitement, he hid it again and sold everything he owned to get enough money to buy the field The myth that the streets were paved with gold clashed harshly with the reality that my…

The Other Side of the Window

applying for a real jobor entering into college so she cleaned houses and prayed for God to help her find a way to reach a legal status. Maria struggled with all the same issues that other teens struggle with here in America but always behind the smiles lived the fear of what might happen if she…

Standing with the newcomers in Your World

Proclaim Liberty thro’ all the Land to all the Inhabitants thereof.-Levit. XXV. 10      Every year it seems that the debate over immigration reform has gotten harsher and more shrill. Every year some politician on the right or the lft has chosen to capitalize on the emotions running rampant in order to further their own…