ePistle 5-13-15

Issue #797 May/2015

Action Alert:

New resource from ESA! As the Citizen Among Us: Loving the Immigrant as Ourselves is a small-group study guide on immigration. It includes Bible study, group activities, discussion questions, and suggestions for personalizing and deepening your understanding of immigration. Download it for free today and start a rich biblical journey through this pressing contemporary topic.

Any immigrant who lives with you must be treated as if they were one of your citizens. You must love them as yourself, because you were immigrants in the land of Egypt; I am the Lord your God.

Leviticus 19:34


Heroes of the Faith: Lott Carey

by Leslie Hammond

Born a slave in the US, Lott Carey was a minister and lay physician who helped found the Colony of Liberia in the 1820s, where he established its first church and opened schools.


The Cost of Ending Family Detention

by Steve Pavey

Locking up families won't solve the problem of Central American refugees fleeing violence and poverty and arriving at our border. What it will do is enrich the rich while diminishing the humanity of us all.


Should We Call It Sin?

by Ron Sider

Gross economic inequality in the US: What do you call it?

198 Methods of Nonviolence

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Refusal of a Government's Money
At the end of 2006, workers at a publicly owned Egyptian textile factory realized they would not be receiving an increased bonus, as promised by the prime minister.  They started off their sizeable protest by refusing their own salaries.

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