Course curriculum

  • 01

    Introduction

    • How this Experience Works

    • Self Reflection 1

    • Quiz: What do you know about immigration?

    • A Mission on our Doorsteps

    • Self Reflection 2

  • 02

    A Biblical View of Immigration

    • Thinking Biblically about Immigration

    • Self Reflection 3

    • Going Further: The "I Was a Stranger Challenge"

  • 03

    Understanding the Most Vulnerable Immigrant Populations

    • The Most Vulnerable: Understanding Refugees, Undocumented Immigrants, and Victims of Human Trafficking

    • A New Dream: One Undocumented Family's Story

    • Self Reflection 4

  • 04

    Introduction to Immigration Policy

    • Understanding Immigration Policy

    • Understanding Immigration Reform

    • Self Reflection 4

  • 05

    Addressing the Root Causes of Immigration

    • Addressing the Root Causes of Immigration

    • Self Reflection 5

  • 06

    What's Next?

    • A Christian Response to Immigration

    • Reflection 6: How will you respond?

    • Thank you!

The Journey

We are so glad you are on this journey with us to explore Welcoming the Stranger: Thinking Biblically about Immigration. In referring to this course as a "journey," we recognize that everyone represents a different starting place. Whether you are new to exploring the topic of immigration from a Christian perspective, or it's a matter you've given much time and passion to, our hope is that this course offers you space to listen, reflect, and feel transformed. 

Throughout the course, you'll watch videos that give an introduction and Biblical basis to each topic, and then will be invited to respond via thoughtful reflection posts. We encourage you to offer honest and vulnerable reflections, take note of questions you have, and dig into the resources presented at the end of the course. 

Though this is a self-paced journey, it's helpful to picture yourself in a dialogue process, seeking God's heart as you wrestle with complex topics. We can't wait for you to get started!

Watch Intro Video

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