"You're here to be a light!"
This year's theme for reflection ahead of World Refugee Day on June 20th is, "Be the Light."
Our Canadian context is beautifully mixed with people from various countries around the world. The world is on our doorstep. As people continue to relocate for economic, socio-political, and other reasons, what exciting opportunities exist for the EMCC and the Canadian church? We can reach out in friendship, offering community, and varying levels of support depending on their journey. "You're here to be a light," (Matt. 5:16, MSG). We have the privilege of journeying alongside these folks in relationship, demonstrating the love of Jesus. "Keep open house; be generous with your lives. By opening up to others, you'll prompt people to open up with God, this generous Father in heaven" (Matt.5:16, MSG). We don't want to hide that light. We're light-bearers on a mission.
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