Friday, December 4, 2015

Evangelical Leaders Say America Must Welcome Syrian Refugees: 'Jesus Himself Was a Refugee'

From Christian Post-

A group of American Evangelical leaders have written a letter to Congress urging compassion for Syrian refugees, declaring their opposition to limiting the number being resettled in the United States, and arguing that compassion does not conflict with national security.

"Our faith inspires us to respond with compassion and hospitality to those fleeing violence and persecution," the letter sent to Congress earlier this week reads. "Jesus Himself was a refugee, and He teaches us to do unto others as we would have them do to us. Compassion is not in conflict with national security.

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