Just Sayin’ – Loving the Sojourner
by Alex Hentschel
I am going to be up front with you: this column is not funny, because its contents are deeply, heartbreakingly serious. This column has an agenda. I have an agenda.
(Hey, at least I wasn’t deceptive about it, right?)
That agenda is to convince you that the cultural tone is wrong on one major point: the treatment of refugees and immigrants. Some well-meaning Christians have been led astray by the politics of fear. In fact, the rise of anti-immigrant and anti-refugee ...
‘From One Man He Made All the Nations’
Students serve and learn in the most diverse square mile in America
by Alex Hentschel
Nestled in the suburbs of Atlanta sits the small town of Clarkston — the most diverse square mile in America, according to census data. What used to be a sleepy Southern town was transformed over the last few decades into a place bursting with culture, life and color because of refugee resettlement programs.
Refugees who flee their home countries from intense persecution have resettled in Clarkston from ...
The Columbus Crossing Borders Project
Local artists come together to promote awareness and spark conversations about the refugee crisis
by Katie Milligan
A group of artists in Columbus host a traveling exhibit to raise awareness of the refugee crisis in the U.S. The Columbus Crossing Borders Project consists of 34 paintings, each by a different artist, and a documentary; each piece of art serves to shed a light on the difficulties refugees face.
The project’s paintings serve as a metaphor for the integration of refugees into ...
Fear God in Us, Oh Nations
Cedarville professor creates art to raise awareness of Syrian refugee crisis
by Daniel Garcia
A Cedarville art professor is working on a new project to urge viewers to respond to the Syrian refugee crisis.
This will be the second refugee-related artwork by sculpture and ceramics professor Zachariah Benson.
Before beginning his work on the projects, Benson said most of his views regarding refugees came from politics. When the Syrian refugee crisis surfaced, he aligned with his political ...