Recommended Reading

Please note: the views in the materials listed below do not necessarily reflect the views of Immigrant Hope or the EFCA.

Books:

 

  • Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion, & Truth in the Immigration Debate

    By Matthew Soerens & Jenny Hwang

    A great primer for learning about the current immigration situation and how Evangelicals should get involved in a proactive and bibilcal way.  Easy to read and designed for beginners, WTS is nonetheless thoroughly researched and documented.  It provides a solid framework for understanding the rest of the information that is out there on immigration.

  • Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church, and the Bible

    By M. Daniel Carroll R.

    Written by a professor of Old Testament at Denver Seminary, CATB is a thorough examination of what the Bible has to say about immigration, and how that relates to the current situation in the United States.  It is a great tool for those who want to build their perspective on God’s Word.

  • Generous Justice: How God’s Grace Makes Us Just

    By Timothy Keller

    Generous Justice has been the catalyst for much of the recent work in Christian social justice and development.  Although its subject is much broader than immigration, it outlines the philosophy and theology that guides programs like Immigrant Hope.

Articles:

 

Videos:

 

  • Immigrant Hope: Adrian’s Story

    Produced by the EFCA and Immigrant Hope

    This video tells the story of an undocumented immigrant, the church that stood with him, and God’s redemption.  Adrian is currently a pastor, church planter, and GATEWAY facilitator in Madison, WI.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R88AExaR0vA

  • Send These: Christians and Immigration

    Produced by UrbanEntry and Mile High Ministries

    A part of the UrbanEntry series, this video touches on stories of immigrants, common immigration myths, biblical principles that apply to immigration, and practical examples of Christians responding to immigration in a positive way.  Click on the link to view an intro or purchase the DVD, which comes with a Study Guide and 60 minutes of teaching by Dr. M. Daniel Carroll R., a professor of Old Testament at Denver Seminary.
    http://www.urbanentry.org/ue2-new-neighbors.html

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