Immigrants paper

Immigrants Position Paper

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In the wake of growing ethnic diversity in North America, this paper examines the issues around the topic of immigration, focusing on the immigrants themselves. For the purpose of this paper, in line with the UN definition, an “immigrant” is: “A person who moves to a country other than that of his or her usual residence for a period of at least a year…so that the country of destination effectively becomes his or her new country of usual residence.”

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Embracing Intercultural Unity

The Ethnic America Network (EAN) embraces the conviction that intentional, intercultural unity among God’s people is both a natural and expected outcome of salvation. We affirm that it should be normal for every Christ follower and church community to intentionally cross cultures toward each other as we all move toward Christ. To embrace intercultural unity does not mean that there is one correct format for church life, but it does mean that if we belong to Jesus, then we belong to those who belong to Jesus. We belong to each other because we were brought together through the Cross which makes us “all one in Christ” (Gal 3:28). This belonging together shows how oneness is our true corporate identity in Christ.

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