Do not oppress a foreigner

Bishop Bill McAlilly, Nashville Episcopal Area of The United Methodist Church

“Do not oppress a foreigner; you yourselves know how it feels to be foreigners, because you were foreigners in Egypt.” (Exodus 23:9)

Our bishop, Bishop Bill McAlilly, has posted the article, “Do not oppress a foreigner,” a guest post by Morgan Stafford, Cross-Cultural Strategist and Ministry Intern for the Nashville Episcopal Area.

 

 

Along with Holy Scripture, our Social Principles provide a clear response for us. The United Methodist Church “recognizes, embraces, and affirms all persons, regardless of country of origin, as members of the family of God. We urge society to recognize the gifts, contributions, and struggles of those who are immigrants and to advocate for justice for all.”

Morgan Stafford – Cross Cultural Strategist & Ministry Intern, Nashville Episcopal Area

The article contains several resources including:

 

 

Read the entire article on Bishop McAlilly’s blog
“Greater Things Are Yet to be Done,”
at https://bishopbillmcalilly.com

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