Episode 22: Where the Gospel Meets Immigration + Update

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Christians say God cares for the foreigner, but what happens when foreigners make their home with us? A worship leader accidentally takes his church on a wild ride through the immigration system.
Includes a story update. Originally aired on October 15, 2019.


Commercial: 84 Lumber commercial 

Research: Key Findings About US Immigrants from Pew Research

Visual: Graph of US Immigration Legislation History 

Survey: Public Religion Research full survey 

Article: History of ICE 

Video: Russell Moore on Immigration 

Article: What You Should Know About Family Separation at the Border 

Article: Samaritan’s Purse Responds to the US-Mexico Border Crisis 


All winners will receive a copy of the book “Before you lose your faith” from the Gospel Coalition. This book tackles the complex issue of faith deconstruction, with contributions from 15 different authors. 

In addition to this book 5 lucky winners will receive one of the following: What If Jesus Was Serious by Skye Jethani, a $50 Amazon gift card, a super soft classic Love Thy Neighborhood T-Shirt, and one of two packs of newly developed conversations cards we’ve developed here at Love Thy Neighborhood called, SAY MORE. SAY MORE is a deck of conversation cards with 100 great questions to help you kick start engaging discussions.

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This episode was produced and written by Rachel Szabo and Jesse Eubanks. This episode was mixed and edited by Rachel Szabo and Anna Tran

Hosted by Jesse Eubanks and Rachel Szabo.

Music from Murphy DX, Lee Rosevere, Podington Bear and Blue Dot Sessions.

Special thank you to our interviewees: Russell Andrews, Clarence Kamara and Dorothy Ortiz.

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