Thinking Biblically about Immigrants and Immigration Reform from the Evangelical Immigration Table.
We’re called to love our neighbors regardless of their country of origin or religious tradition, but as we do so, we’re likely to find that many of them are deeply committed followers of Jesus.
Although it is difficult to quantitatively measure personal religious commitments, the significant majority of immigrants in the United States (whether present lawfully or not) self-identify as Christians (Pew Research Center, “ The Religious Affiliation of U.S. Immigrants: Majority Christian, Rising Share of Other Faiths,” May 17, 2013). Many of them are evangelicals. In fact… Roughly one in 10 evangelicals in the U.S. is an immigrant …and that share has been rising. In 2007, 12 percent of American evangelicals […]