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Once Navid knew he would be leaving the offshore refugee camp near Australia for his new home in the US, a community of people and churches began to work to welcome him upon his arrival. […] Read More

Stuck in a repressive Australian offshore processing center for refugees, Navid learned he had been approved for a resettlement program to the US. Many obstacles had to be overcome, but God unlocked each one. […] Read More

Navid grew up in a Muslim family in Iran but decided he wanted to become a Christian, a decision that led to him being beaten and tortured by government police. He knew he had to flee the country. […] Read More

Welcome House Raleigh is a temporary housing ministry for refugees and immigrants seeking a long-term housing solution. A team of vetted volunteers offers hospitality, settlement assistance and assimilation into the community. […] Read More

Focusing on US counties with persistent rural poverty, Together for Hope’s work includes transformative literacy programs that create opportunities for the children in these counties, helping them break the chains of illiteracy. […] Read More

In order to help the growing number of refugee children who were entering pre-kindergarten or kindergarten without the necessary skills to succeed, Ready for School, a literary-based curriculum, helps bridge the educational gap. […] Read More

God calls us to speak out against injustice. When we do, we need to do so with humility and a heartfelt longing for people to change for the better. Otherwise, we become judgmental, ignoring the love and kindness that Jesus preaches. […] Read More

White Christians have played an undeniable role in the perpetuation of slavery and other structures that have kept black people in bondage. It’s time to step out of our silence that continues to perpetuate the status quo. […] Read More

The evil of idols is clear throughout Scripture. Although we no longer worship golden calves, a new form of idolatry consumes the US. We worship guns, thinking they are the only thing that will protect us. […] Read More

When churches reach out for recommendations for pastoral candidates, certain candidates are recommended while others are not. It’s a system that disadvantages women and LGBTQ ministers. […] Read More