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Though news channels and social media might fixate on issues on the national stage, one of the most important ways you can support your immigrant and refugee neighbors is by advocating for them on the local level. Advocating for action in your own community is one of the best ways to make a difference for…

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Winston-Salem Journal // A letter soliciting support from members of Congress — including our own Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis — will, we hope, be influential. Its cause is compassionate and just. The letter, signed by more than 70 evangelical pastors, leaders and church members — participants in the Evangelical Immigration Table — urges…

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This discipleship video from one of our church partners, The Summit Church, discusses the Biblical command to “welcome the stranger” and offers some practical steps believers can take to follow God’s call, including giving, volunteering, and advocating alongside World Relief Durham. “God commands his people to care for strangers and foreigners, along with the poor,…

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By K.J. Hill and Reema Nasrallah // The tragic fall of Afghanistan’s government has led the international community to rally to assist evacuees fleeing the Taliban. More than 1,000 of these Afghan evacuees are slated for resettlement in North Carolina in the coming months. As a pastor, I have been getting lots of questions about this crisis.…

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“The ultimate aim of advocacy is to demonstrate the good news of the coming of the Kingdom of God.” – Jenny Yang, World Relief Throughout Scripture, God moves for justice. Time and again, through ordinary people, God brings his vision of justice to a broken world, taking action on behalf of the most vulnerable. He…

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A Conversation with Matthew Soerens and Jenny Yang This week, we’re seeing news reports of another “crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border, particularly related to children, or ‘unaccompanied minors.’ What’s actually happening? What should be happening? And what can followers of Jesus who care about vulnerable children do? Here, World Relief’s President, Scott Arbeiter, sits down…

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World Relief believes the government has a role in promoting peace and justice while also addressing systemic and structural issues that perpetuate extreme poverty and injustice. Learn more about what our advocacy work imagines what the world should be.

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