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Pastors who comprise Fellowship Southwest’s ministry to asylum-seekers along the U.S.-Mexico border spent almost two hours discussing their work with refugees while living in the shadow of COVID-19. […] Read More

Lorenzo Ortiz, a Texas pastor who operates three immigrant shelters in Mexico, stayed in Mexico when the US and Mexican governments closed the border to all ‘nonessential’ travel at midnight on March 21 to curb the spread of COVID-19. […] Read More

When writing on controversial subjects for the public, it’s easy to be misunderstood. No matter how hard you try to make your thoughts clear, if the subject is controversial, you will be misunderstood by some. Case in point. […] Read More

As the Trump administration cuts the number of refugees allowed to resettle in the US, less than 64,000 of the 1.4 million refugees considered top priorities in 2019 were actually relocated globally, a UN agency reported. […] Read More

People uproot themselves for many reasons to come to the US, but it is rarely out of a simple desire to leave home. Some come here fearing for their safety. Woe to those who turn away people claiming to be fleeing for their lives. […] Read More

As Christians, we proclaim Jesus became flesh and blood to be with us. Yet how many refugees, including 5,000 children torn from their parents’ care, at our southern border must wonder if God is really with them? Are we culpable? […] Read More

Instead of sending thousands of asylum-seekers ‘back to Mexico’ into dangerous territories foreign to most of those fleeing, we should consider our ability to accommodate those yearning for refuge and asylum. […] Read More’s board of directors announced the Baptist of the Year 2019 will be awarded to two amazing people. One for her work to combat Christian nationalism; the other for his ministry to immigrants at our southern border. […] Read More

At Christmas, we sing the message of incarnation in ancient words and imagery. But do we allow it to change us? Will we see the face of Christ in the faces of children traversing borders in our own land today? […] Read More

This year, your donation to on Giving Tuesday (Dec. 3) will not only help us continue our work, but also will support the work of our partner, Fellowship Southwest, a regional network launched in 2017. […] Read More