ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (BP) -- At the request of municipal and federal agencies, faith-based organizations in Albuquerque, N.M., including the Baptist Convention of New Mexico, are helping to house and feed more than 400 asylum-seeking migrants from South and Central America.
"This is a different kind of response for us," said Ira Shelton, director of New Mexico Baptist Disaster Relief (NMBDR). Jesus' teaching on helping "the least of these" Matthew 25:31-46 "says to me, we need to be helping these people. They're hungry and they're confused. If we can bring hope, help and healing, then that's what we need to do." Read More