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Monday, January 30, 2017

What the Bible says about welcoming refugees

Christian leaders denounce Trump's plan to favor Christian refugees
The New York Times: If Trump had hoped for Christian leaders to break out in cheers, that is, for the most part, not what he has heard so far.
Boston Globe: Christian leaders call for equal treatment of refugees

What the Bible says about welcoming refugees
The Conversation: A scholar quotes Biblical passages to show how the text affirms -- strongly and unequivocally -- the obligation to treat strangers with dignity and hospitality.

An evangelical Christian defends Trump's first week in office
The Atlantic: The radio-show host Eric Metaxas believes protesters and the media are overreacting to the president's executive order on refugees and immigration.

These booths are made for talking: soothers hit the streets
The New York Times: Street preachers. Huggers without portfolio. If stores and restaurants can pop up, why can't the helping professions?

Does God give a holy hoot about the Super Bowl?
Religion News Service: Does God have his eye on the gridiron? Will he cheer for either the Atlanta Falcons or the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl? One-quarter (25 percent) of all Americans believe he does and he will.

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