IMMIGRATION: A BIBLICAL RESPONSE
OCTOBER 15, 2015 | 7:00 P.M. - 9:30 P.M. | $20
When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not mistreat them. The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt. I am the Lord your God. Leviticus 19:33-34
In a diverse city like New York that has been enriched, and at times burdened, by the complexities of immigration in the U.S., it can be challenging to maintain a stable posture on immigration reform. However, believers are able to lean on scripture to inform our approach toward public policy and the quality of our private relationships with our neighbors from abroad.
Join us on October 15th as Rev. Dr. Gabriel Salguero, founder of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NaLEC) and co-lead pastor of the Lamb's Church of the Nazarene in New York, helps us flesh out a biblical framework for immigration reform and invites us to consider what our individual roles are in this area of justice.
Rev. Dr. Gabriel Salguero and his wife, Rev. Jeanette Salguero, are the co-lead pastors of the multicultural Lamb’s Church of the Nazarene in New York City. Much of their work focuses on racial reconciliation. Rev. Salguero is the founder of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NaLEC) which offers an important leadership voice for the close to 8 million Latino evangelicals in our country.
The Salgueros life’s work is bringing an ethical framework to public policy and empowering mature leadership. Salguero has served as an adviser to the White House on issues of immigration and health-care and the faith community and previously served as the Director of the Institute of Faith and Public Life and Hispanic Leadership Programs at Princeton Theological Seminary.
Rev. Salguero is a board member of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). A graduate of Rutgers University with a B.A. in History and Spanish, Rev. Salguero holds an M.Div (magna cum laude) from New Brunswick Theological Seminary and did PhD work in Christian Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York. Salguero also received a Doctor in Divinity (honoris causa) from Eastern Nazarene College in Massachusetts.
The Salgueros have two beautiful boys, Jon-Gabriel and Seth, who are their pride and joy.