Do I Need to be Afraid of Refugees?

Photo by Jedidiah Smith Just saying publicly that your organization works to help refugees is polarizing these days. BGR recently published its annual “Impact” report and gave as one stat that we helped over 100,000 refugees last year. We celebrate these numbers (and wish it were more) but some supporters have voiced concern of working […]

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Refugees in My Backyard

Photo by Jedidiah Smith When our family moved to the Nashville area we were surprised to discover diverse peoples from all over the world living here. In Nashville, nearly 12 percent of the population was born outside of the U.S. (Nashville Mayor’s Office)  and represent about 90 nations (Nashville Baptist Association).  I remember in our […]

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