G92 Immigration Conference Blog

G92 Endorsed by John Perkins' CCDA

August 17, 2011

John Perkins’ Christian Community Development Association is the latest prominent national organization to endorse Cedarville University’s G92 immigration conference. Other endorsements include World Relief, Conservatives for Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the SBC, and others.

Registration Now Open and Endorsements Continue to Accumulate

July 20, 2011

Online registration for G92 is now open and numerous universities have expressed an intention to participate in October. Free housing will be provided on campus for the first 250 college students to register.

Meanwhile, support for this conference among national organizations continues to grow. The most recent group to endorse this event is Conservatives for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CfCIR). Several G92 speakers and participants are listed as members of CfCIR including Richard Land, Carlos Campo, Jenny Yang, and Galen Carey. Members of CfCIM have united behind the principles articulated in the Evangelical Call for Bipartisan Immigration Reform.

Groups/individuals that have endorsed G92: Equipping the Next Generation for an Effective Biblical Response to Immigration now include:

  • Conservatives for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities
  • Esperanza
  • Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention
  • Immigrant Hope
  • Matthew Soerens and Jenny Hwang Yang, Co-authors of Welcoming the Stranger: Justice , Compassion and Truth in the Immigration Debate
  • National Association of Evangelicals
  • National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference
  • Regent University
  • William J. Hamel, President of the Evangelical Free Church of America
  • World Relief

Other groups that wish to support the event should contact Dr. Carl Ruby at Cedarville University.

Another National Endorsement for G92 from Luis Cortes' Esperanza

July 8, 2011

Esperanza is the latest national organization to officially endorse G92: Equipping the Next Generation for and Effective Biblical Response to Immigration.

Esperanza was established in 1987 when the Hispanic Clergy of Philadelphia and Vicinity, led by the Reverend Luis Cortés, Jr., saw the need to be proactive to the needs of the Latino community of this city. Since then Esperanza has become a major national organization with over 200 employees devoted to the biblical mandate of service and advocacy for Hispanic communities. Their mission statement notes their dependence on the transformative power of Jesus Christ to create change and provide hope for vulnerable and marginalized members of the Hispanic community.

Service to immigrants is one of the many ministries provided by Esperanza. Their ministry includes the following services.

  • Family reunification
  • Green card applications
  • Citizenship and naturalization
  • Assistance for victims of domestic violence
  • Assistance for victims of human trafficking
  • Visas for crime victims
  • Renewal of employment authorization

Esperanza is a model of effective ministry and a valuable partner for any church or organization devoted to a biblical approach to immigration. Other national organizations that have endorsed G92: Equipping the Next Generation for and Effective Biblical Response to Immigration include:

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Evangelicals
  • World Relief
  • National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference
  • Immigrant Hope
  • Regent University
  • The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention
  • William J. Hamel, President of the Evangelical Free Church of America
  • Matthew Soerens and Jenny Hwang, authors of Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate.
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