The Things My Church Taught Me about Charlottesville

If you have been following my writing at all, you know that I attend a multi-cultural church in Grand Rapids. It's called Madison Square Church because 103 years ago when it was founded, the area was already known as, you guessed it, Madison Square. We had a prayer service tonight and it was open to … Continue reading The Things My Church Taught Me about Charlottesville

Stateless girl, 12, stranded in Dominican Republic – 680 NEWS

http://www.680news.com/2017/08/04/stateless-girl-12-stranded-dominican-republic/ “One stroke of the pen and Dominican Republic created 750,000 stateless individuals,” says Earle. I'm not going to get into discussing the details of this particular adoption, but there are a couple of very important numbers that we need to know about..... 60,000 (the number I've heard is 57,000) is the number of Haitians … Continue reading Stateless girl, 12, stranded in Dominican Republic – 680 NEWS

Why are thousands of Haitians streaming into Canada from the U.S.? – Montreal – CBC News

Since 2010, the US government has said to these Haitians, we know your country is really really struggling. You can stay here for now. The last time I was in Haiti (in May) it had been 5 years since I had been there. I was asked, what surprised you when we got here? What surprised … Continue reading Why are thousands of Haitians streaming into Canada from the U.S.? – Montreal – CBC News