As terrorist attacks impacted cities around the world like Paris and Beirut, we have learned that some of the terrorists falsely used refugee status to cross borders. As refugees continue to leave Syria in massive numbers, Republican governors and presidential candidates have made statements that Syrian refugees are not welcome. The painful reality of this situation is that many of these governors and presidential candidates are self proclaimed evangelical Christians.
Evangelical Christians are people “of the Book,” that is, the Bible. Though these Republican governors and candidates claim Christianity as their faith, they fail to understand the biblical reality of refugees, strangers and political aliens: [Read more…]