Episode 8

What would it take to truly love our neighbors?


April 9th, 2021

15 mins 46 secs

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About this Episode

For weeks news outlets have been talking about the crisis at the US-Mexico border. What is actually happening at the southern border? And in response to so much suffering, what are we called to do as followers of Jesus?

This is episode 8 of the What Would It Take Podcast. Join me as we explore the question: What would it take to truly love our neighbors?

Links to sources for this episode:

Vox article 9 questions about the humanitarian crisis on the boarder, answered: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/22346509/humanitarian-border-crisis-biden-unaccompanied-children

Center for Disaster Philanthropy report, Southern Border Humanitarian Crisis: https://disasterphilanthropy.org/disaster/southern-border-humanitarian-crisis/

Washington Post article The migrant 'surge' at the U.S. southern border is actually a predictable pattern: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/03/23/theres-no-migrant-surge-us-southern-border-heres-data/

USA Today article How US foreign policy in Central America may have fueled the migrant crisis: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2018/12/21/has-united-states-foreign-policy-central-america-fueled-migrant-crisis-donald-trump/2338489002/

Boarder Advocacy Groups from National Network for Immigrant and Refugee rights - Organizations to support: http://nnirr.org/drupal/border-groups