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How Can Our Church Reach Out to the Gay Community?

LightstockAs someone who speaks from time to time on issues related to sexuality, and as a pastor who has written a book on homosexuality, I’ve been …

Evangelical Christianity

Riots in Stockholm immigrant suburb days after Trump tweet

When a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many Swedes was that a police officer found …

Donald Trump

Actually, Sweden is having big trouble with Mideast refugees

As if on cue, riots broke out in a heavily immigrant suburb of Stockholm as soon as the media mocked President Trump for a vague warning about …

Dreamer Says ICE Threatened to Deport Him

An immigrant with no criminal record protected by an Obama order said the feds wanted to put him on a flight to Honduras. He’s free for now.<p>A …

Trump plan had national guard chasing immigrants

Got a minute? Draft memo calls for unprecedented militarization of immigration enforcement … Spicer denies … EPA pick confirmed … and everything else today in US politics. By Tom McCarthy

National Guard

Migrants Choose Arrest In Canada Over Staying In The U.S.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police are reporting a flurry of illegal crossings into Canada in recent months. Officials say Quebec province has seen the highest influx of people seeking asylum, with many crossing in snowy, remote areas in northern New York.<p>One illegal crossing area that has become …

Immigration

Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Sympathizes With Immigrant ‘Dreamers’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) expressed sympathy Friday for the plight of “Dreamers,” or young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children. “These are young people who were brought here at a tender age and who have grown up here or are in the process of growing up …

Mitch McConnell

After Reports Surface of ICE 'Rounding Up' Illegal Immigrants, Member of the Secret Service Sets Things Straight

In the last few weeks, news reports have surfaced of illegal immigrants being “rounded up” by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE).<p>In response …

Immigration
Immigration

The White House has found ways to end protection for 'Dreamers' while shielding Trump from blowback

While<p>President Trumpwavered Thursday on whether he will stop shielding from deportation people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children, his aides have identified at least two ways to quietly end their protections without his fingerprints.<p>An executive order has already been drafted to end …

Hard Lessons From Chicago’s Public Housing Reform

Two decades ago, the city embarked on an ambitious—and controversial—plan to transform its troubled public housing system, uprooting thousands of low-income residents. Today, researcher Susan Popkin reflects on what worked—and what failed.<p>My first trip to the Robert Taylor Homes—a high-rise housing …

Obama's Big Immigration Win Protected Dreamers. Now They're Threatened Again.

<i>This piece is part of a series on Obama’s legacy that The Huffington Post will be publishing over the next week.</i><p>WASHINGTON ― President Barack Obama’s biggest policy change on immigration helped hundreds of thousands of undocumented young people who came to the U.S. as children stay here. But their …

Immigration

George Mueller, Orphanages Built by Prayer

"The children are dressed and ready for school. But there is no food for them to eat," the housemother of the orphanage informed George Mueller. …

Two ‘Prayer Tips’ from George Mueller

1. Open Bible Before Him, and His Finger Upon That Promise, He would Plead That Promise, and So He Received What He Asked<p>One of the mightiest men of …

What George Mueller Can Teach Us about Prayer

A Man of Prayer<p>George Mueller (1805–1898) is widely considered one the greatest men of prayer and faith since the days of the New Testament. He lived …

Report: Christianity Most Persecuted Religion in 2016

A new study shows Christians are the most persecuted religious group in the world, Clayton Morris reported.<p>The Center for Studies on New Religions said more than 90,000 Christians were killed in 2016.<p>Thirty percent of those killed were murdered by radical Islamic terrorists.<p>The Italian research …

Religion

Why God is a curvy, black woman in 'The Shack' and some Christian critics say it's 'heresy'

In the upcoming film adaptation of "The Shack," a fictional book by William P. Young about a father's path to renewed faith and healing after his young daughter's murder, the character of God - as depicted in the novel - is portrayed as a curvy, maternal black woman.<p>And just as the book earned …

Entrepreneur's Best Advice for Getting Rich

Want to be a millionaire or even a billionaire? Keep these tips in mind.<p>So you want to be rich. It’s a common desire, but it’s not a lofty goal if you follow a set of tried and tested habits. First, it requires self-discipline and patience. It involves thinking of others besides yourself, how you …

Entrepreneurship

Mental illness and poverty: you can't tackle one without the other

A recent report recommends dealing with mental illness before poverty, but this overlooks the fact that the two are fundamentally linked<p>A recent report by Lord Richard Layard suggests that “Happiness depends on health and friends, not money”. The conclusions presented argue that the UK government …

Mental Health

Trump's Tax Reform Efforts Would Be Helped by Smart Immigration Policy

President-elect Donald Trump has a big year ahead of him. On the policy front, two of the first tier issues will be tax reform and immigration reform. Think they don’t have much to do with each other? Think again.<p>Let’s start with immigration. On a recent “60 Minutes” interview, in his interview …

Immigration

Fearing Trump crackdown, \"dreamers\" advised to end travel

NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children, but were protected from deportation by President Barack Obama, are being warned by some advocates to make sure they are not traveling abroad when Donald Trump is sworn in as president on Jan. 20.<p>Some advocates, lawyers …

Immigration

Beneficiaries of Obama's immigration relief worry about future under Trump

Not so long ago, Susana Terrones labored in the underground economy for a boss she said treated her poorly and paid her $7 an hour.<p>What choice did she have, she said, having been brought to the United States illegally by her mother from Mexico when she was but six-months old.<p>That changed the day …

Senators in both parties are trying to protect young immigrants from Donald Trump

A new bill would allow hundreds of thousands of DREAMers to keep the protections they got under President Obama — but only for a while.<p>More than 700,000 immigrants have no idea what their lives are going to look like six weeks from now. They’re currently protected from deportation and allowed to …

Immigration

Trump turns his back on Reagan: Our new president represents a confused backlash against capitalism

Donald Trump’s “economic nationalism” is a bewildering blend of crony capitalism, libertarianism and global revolt<p>When Donald Trump struck a “deal” last week with domestic appliances company Carrier to save fewer than half of the 2,100 Indiana factory jobs it had planned to ship to Mexico, the same …

Globalization