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Evangelicals Boost Clinics to Help Immigrants Navigate Legal Headaches
Originally Posted: 10/23/2014 - 2:40pm | Type: Blog

An alliance of evangelical organizations has pledged to dramatically increase the number of church-based legal clinics across the country to assist immigrants with the complicated processes of seeking green cards, visas and family unification. The ...

Pentecostal Groups Agree to Bridge a Century-old Racial Divide
Originally Posted: 02/19/2014 - 2:08pm | Type: Blog

After a racial divide that lasted for nearly a century, two denominations, the Assemblies of God and the United Pentecostal Council of the Assemblies of God, have agreed to a new partnership. ...

The Hidden History of Pentecostal Pacifism
Originally Posted: 02/18/2014 - 9:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Paul Alexander Early Pentecostal denominations, including the Assemblies of God, opposed war and supported peacemaking. What happened to ...

Assemblies of God Dodges Trend of Denominational Decline
Originally Posted: 08/12/2013 - 9:27am | Type: Blog

The Assemblies of God, a denomination rooted in rural and small town America, appears to have leaped into the 21st century with dramatic results. Why are the Assemblies of God defying the odds? ...

The Cincinnati Riots and the Racism That Remains
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

Ten years ago, Timothy Thomas died from a gunshot fired by a police officer in Over-the-Rhine -- a neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ten years ago, Timothy Thomas died from a guns ...

An Open Letter to Pastors: Our Nation Needs Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

Dear Pastors,</p> Dear Pastors, This week, a group called NumbersUSA sent out a message to hundreds of thousands of Americans to ask them to please contact their pastor. ...

Conservative Evangelicals and Immigration
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

A few weeks ago, I sat and listened attentively as a series of American religious leaders explained to several members of a <a href="http://www.faithandimmigration.org/blog/faith-leaders-testify-se ...

Compassionate Conservatives Looking to Rebrand and Expand Their Mission
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

I've been asked to comment on churches that are more conservative, predominantly evangelical, and how they are coalescing around poverty reduction. I've been asked to co ...