Okay, I started to write a little something about tomorrow’s predicted “rapture” and the end of the world. But why bother? I’m not saying Jesus won’t come back tomorrow, but it’s just as likely that he’ll come back in the next 20 seconds or not for another 2000 years. It’s not our purpose to set the date but only to be prepared for it–whenever it is.
In the meantime, I came across a paper I wrote last December on the Church’s response to illegal immigration. This is likely to be an important topic in the news as we get closer and closer to a new round of elections in the United States. So, since everyone needs something to help them get to sleep at night, I’m attaching my article here: (just click on the link for a pdf version) A Christian Response to Illegal Immigration–research paper–Patrick Barber. If you read it, come back and tell me what you think. We could develop an interesting dialogue…