What is your responsibility to refugees?
This will be perceived as the most political blog that I have written to date. I am not intending for it to be political.
The world that our students are growing up in is a very different world than what I grew up in. The most recent attacks on Paris were horrible and inexcusable. As a result of these attacks and everything else that has happened in recent history, words like ISIS, Immigration and Muslims have become hot topics. In fact, they are lightening rod issues.
Ask anyone on the street where you live and minister about ISIS, Immigration or Muslims and I bet you will get a very wide spectrum and even emotional response.
This includes your students.
I know these are complicated issues and there are no easy solutions. I know we cannot rush to give simple answers. I also know that we cannot find our answers from CNN or Fox News.
Can we agree that scripture is what should shape our worldview.
I just read an article on www.relevantmagazine.com called, “What the Bible Says About How to Treat Refugees”. The majority of the article is scripture. It got me thinking, when we talk to students about current issues is scripture the next words out of our mouth?
It is just a thought and I would be curious what you think. …