Tag Archives: refugees

ERLC set to launch #PrayForRefugees campaign on 5th anniversary of Syrian Civil War

WASHINGTON (ERLC) — The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention have organized a March 15 prayer campaign, #PrayForRefugees, marking the fifth anniversary of Syrian Civil War. Campaign leaders are encouraging churches, Christian organizations and individuals … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NCC asks US to lift quota on refugees

WASHINGTON (BNG) — The National Council of Churches (NCC), an ecumenical gathering of 37 member communions representing 45 million Americans, joined a call Sept. 14 urging President Barack Obama to increase Syrian refugee resettlement in the United States. NCC endorsed … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Refugees reap blessing after Okla. twisters

OKLAHOMA CITY (ABP) — It was 97 degrees in Oklahoma City on Aug. 2 and the 22-mph wind made it even hotter as Missourian Amy Heap and her missons team from CrossHaven Church spent hours unloading four box trucks containing … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment