Category Texas Refugees

Christians Come Together for Texas Refugees

Baptist and Catholics working on the same project? In fact the broad Christian community in McAllen have rallied together to provide the immediate needs for thousands of central Americans who have come into their midst. Several of the local groups have banded together to form a special website. It is set up to help coordinate volunteers and donations: The South Texas Refugees Response   http://www.southtexasrefugees.org/ 

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Children and Mom’s receiving help from volunteers.

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Texas Refugees Fleeing Death

But Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God.” Luke 18:16 (ESV)

What would you do to save your child’s life? The growing mass of lone children and even young families in the Texas Rio Grande Valley indicates how desperate the situation is in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. US media seems to consider these refugees a political issue or an inconvenient distraction. These are real and hurting people.

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Texas’ Refugee Crisis

New Information added 6/10/2014, 5 PM

“Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.” (James 1:27)

My heart aches when I see photos of scared and hungry children in refugee camps near war torn countries, but what can I do when it is so far away? Well it’s not far away anymore.

Border Patrol officials along the Texas Rio Grande Valley have been overwhelmed with wave after...

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