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Loving Your Neighbor

Conference: July30 - August 1, 2018

A Conference For Pastors, Ministry Leaders, & Lay Members

Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Immigration and Identity: Turmoil, Treatment, and Transformation

Salman Akhtar

Lanham, MD; Jason Aronson, Inc, 1999*

Just Immigration: American Policy in Christian Perspective

Mark R. Amstutz

Grand Rapids; Eerdmans Publishing, 2017

Between Naivety and Hostility: Uncovering the best Christian responses to Islam in Britain

Steve Bell & Colin Chapman

Crownhill, Milton Keynes, UK; Authentic Media Limited, 2011

The Breadwinner

Deborah Ellis

Groundwood Books, 2011

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: a Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures

Anne Fadiman

New York; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2012

Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror

Judith Herman

New York: Basic Books, 1997.*

Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear

Matthew Kaemingk

Grand Rapids; Eerdmans, 2018

Go Back to Where You Came From: The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy

Sasha Polakow-Suransky

New York; Nation Books, 2017

Migrating Faith: Pentecostalism in the United States and Mexico in the Twentieth Century

Daniel Ramirez

Chapel Hill; UNC Press, 2015

Christians and Cultural Differences

David I Smith & Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim

Grand Rapids, Calvin College Press, 2016

Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate

Matthew Soerens & Jenny Hwang Yang

Downers Grove, IL; InterVarsity Press, 2009

Trauma and Human Existence: Autobiographical, Psychoanalytic, and Philosophical Reflections

Robert Stolorow

New York; Routledge, 2007.*

Journeys: An American Story

Andrew Tisch & Mary Skafidas

New York; Rosetta Books, 2018

How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a Warchild

Sandra Uwiringiyimana

New York; Katherine Tegen Books, 2017

The Left Behind: Decline and Rage in Rural America

Robert Wuthnow

Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2018

Web Articles & Resources

Robert D. Day, 1928-2018

James Schaap

The Twelve Blog Read Article

The CRC Statement Regarding Forced Separation Policy

The Christian Reformed Church in North America Read Article

Resources on Immigration

preachingandworship.org Read Article

Los extranjeros y Missio Dei

Martín Ocaña Flores

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Beautifully Broken

Dir. Eric Welch

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Past Speakers

Dr. Mariano Avila

Dr. Mariano Avila

Professor of New Testament & Director, Latino/a Ministry Certificates, Calvin Seminary

Dr. Danjuma Gibson

Dr. Danjuma Gibson

Associate Professor of Pastoral Care, Calvin Seminary

Dr. Bernard Ayoola

Dr. Bernard Ayoola

Executive Director, African Resource Center

Dr. Matthew Kaemingk

Dr. Matthew Kaemingk

Assistant professor of Christian Ethics, Fuller Seminary

Dr. Amanda Benckhuysen

Dr. Amanda Benckhuysen

Professor of Old Testament, Calvin Seminary

Kristine Van Noord

Kristine Van Noord

Program Director for Refugee Resettlement, Bethany Christian Services

Dr. Cory Willson

Dr. Cory Willson

Associate Professor of Missiology & Missional Ministry, Calvin Seminary

Rev. Jeffrey and Melissa Bos

Rev. Jeffrey and Melissa Bos

Scholar in Residence, Calvin Theological Seminary

Rev. Greg Sinclair

Rev. Greg Sinclair

Project Manager, Salaam 2.0

Rev. Andrew Mead

Rev. Andrew Mead

Interim Pastor, Church of the Servant

Joel Huyser

Joel Huyser

Global Area Director for Latin America and Asia, Resonate Global Mission