Posts tagged #reform

GUEST POST: The Whys and Hows of Christian Advocacy Work

Many Christians have responded to a call to address brokenness in their community. From human trafficking to food security to the education gap, they feel a burden to make a difference, to see healing and reconciliation happen. Sometimes work in these areas leads to an awareness that there are systemic issues that contribute to the problem. Many realize that no matter how many direct services they provide, lasting impact will not come without structural/legal change. Speaking from his experience leading a national immigration reform effort, Matthew Soerens, author of Welcoming the Stranger and Field Director for the Evangelical Immigration Table, shares two reasons why we should do advocacy and two pieces of advice on doing it well.

Posted on November 20, 2014 .