Ask a Pastor Column
Presenting biblical answers to tough questions
October 12, 2023
Q: This may be a long shot, but does the Bible have anything to say about the immigrants crossing our southern border or the best way to handle the situation?
A: While the basic understanding of Christian morality, such as the golden rule (Matthew 7:12), the ten commandments (Exodus 20:1-17), and virtues like humility, diligence and honesty serve to answer problems of personal life, issues like a government’s response to immigration are more far-reaching and complex. In order to find the best solution to such an issue the Bible would point us to three essential elements.