Ever since I worked with refugees in the mid 80s, those who are displaced from their homes by war and violence have held a special place in my heart. Because I feel so deeply about this, it has been hard for me to write, but there are others who have written very eloquently from a Christian perspective that you might be interested in.
The following, I think, are must read articles:
Craig Greenfield’s post: Jesus Was A Refugee
Pope Francis’ call to Catholic congregations to shelter Syrian refugees.
And if you are looking for a way to respond check out “We Welcome Refugees” and the UNHCR website.
The plight of 70.8 million refugees hangs in the balance and we can make a difference. Why not start by saying this prayer from our good friend, John Birch?