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Economic Empowerment: Tough Questions Series

A man standing at a pizza oven.

In order to become self-sufficient, the majority of new arrivals need to find a job pretty quickly. Chances are, that job is going to be entry-level while they work on their English skills and acclimate to their new surroundings.

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Cross-Cultural Friendship: Choosing Curiosity over Judgment

Cross cultural friends talking in a park

Humility is keeping in mind that we don’t see 100% of the picture. Compassion operates out of that humility. Our lives are only a tiny part of the human experience. Refugees and other immigrants can add new dimensions, colors and wide swaths of cultural perspectives to our worldview.

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Drop in to the Friendship Center!

Mely talks to clients in the Friendship Center

Community Ambassadors are here to help! As immigrants and former refugees, these ambassadors have “been through it all.” This life experience puts them in a unique place where they can address refugee needs with empathy and knowledge. Whether one is dropping into the Friendship Center for a quick hello or staying to work on a…

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Holy Discomfort: Justice, Kindness & Humility

Mark Michaelis reminisces about Africa.

God is not particularly concerned with my comfort. God does say that we are to comfort others with the comfort we have been given (2 Corinthians 1:4), but this type of comfort is not the absence of pain; it’s the opposite.

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