The Common Good

Ala. immigration law is conference backdrop

 

Other conference speakers included Matthew Soerens, U.S. church training specialist for World Relief; Jenny Yang, director of advocacy and policy for World Relief's refugee and immigration program; Lisa Sharon Harper, director of mobilizing for Sojourners; David Smolin of Cumberland College of Law at Samford; Carlos Gomez, pastor of the Hispanic congregation at First Baptist Church in Center Point, Ala.; John Killian, pastor of Maytown Baptist Church and first vice president of the Alabama Baptist State Convention; Ron Higey, pastor of Birmingham International Church; and Mayor Paul Bridges of Uvalda, Ga. Included on the closing panel were Paul House of Beeson Divinity School and Pablo Moscoso, pastor of Agape Church in Hoover, Ala.