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The Virtual Global Forum on Migration White Papers

White papers written by delegates for the Virtual Global Forum on Migration

2020 Available in English and Spanish

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From: The Virtual Global Forum on Migration 2020

Strategic thinkers met online to participate in theological reflection on migration and discuss the church’s response

This resource contains the following papers:

Spirit-Driven Solidarity and Action: Experiences from the U.S./Mexico Border 
Richard E. Waldrop

Refugee and Asylum Seeker Migration
Richard Munn, B.Ed, M.Div. D.Min

The Unique Gifts and Role of the Church
Rev. Dr. Alexia Salvatierra 

Role of the Church in Responding to Migration
Mary B. Campbell, JD

Unlearning Settler Privilege as a Filipina Immigrant
S. Lily Mendoza

Biblical Perspective on Migrants
Kennedy Dhanabalan

Fleeing Homophobia: LGBTI Refugees and the Church, case in East Africa
Joe Bonga

“Arami Oved Avi” (“My Ancestor Was An Alien”): Migration in the Light of Israel’s Pastoral Nomad Origins
James W. Perkinson

Migration narratives in the Bible...are complex
Gordon Showell-Rogers

The Ultimate Story of Migration: From Placelessness to Implacement
Brent Hamoud

Play as a liberating space in times of forced migration (A re-reading of Genesis. 21:1-21)
Ruth Alvarado Yparraguirre

“Faith and Displacement”: A Socio-Scientific Integral Mission Project of the Church
Guillermo Mejía Castillo


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