Churches Are Twice as Likely to Fear Refugees as to Help Them

When it comes to helping refugees, Protestant churches and their pastors are often separated by faith and fear.
Most pastors say Christians should lend a hand to refugees and foreigners, and most believe caring for refugees is a privilege.
But pastors also say their churches are twice as likely to fear refugees as they are to help them, according to a new survey from LifeWay Research.
“Pastors believe Scripture tells Christians to care for refugees and foreigners,” said Ed Stetzer, executive director of the Nashville-based organization. “Yet many admit their church is not involved in such ministry.” Complete article, here

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