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United Methodists joined some 100 pastors from North Texas who visited the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at conditions for asylum seekers and immigrants. Read more

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In the name of “family values,” Christian nationalists have empowered a president and an administration that are assaulting families at the U.S.-Mexico border, writes the Rev. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove. Read more

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With racial tension building across the U.S. and the world, the Rev. Brittney Stephan says that it’s time for people of faith to confront walls of hatred, injustice, and fear. Read more

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However reprehensible his actions may be, Vice President Mike Pence is still a baptized Christian whose spiritual identity should not be derided, writes Mary Pezzulo. Read more

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Active and retired United Methodist bishops have called for U.S. politicians to stop partisan wrestling over the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border and devise compassionate humanitarian solutions. Read more

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The General Board of Church and Society calls on United Methodists to advocate against a plan to place U.S. troops at the border, and instead to stand with asylum seekers. Read more

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An interfaith team from North Texas brought joy and hope to youths at a U.S. immigration detention camp near El Paso. Read more

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The New Testament has a lot to say about crossing borders, including Jesus coming in forms we don't expect, writes the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. Read more

The Rio Texas Annual Conference, in which several federal immigration detention centers are located, has set up a special website to post news of United Methodist response to the border crisis. Read more

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