In the news: Where immigrant growth matters most

Today, I want to draw your attention to another research article from the Brookings institute concerning migration in the United States. Notice I said migration, not immigration. Of course, this article deals with the latter, but there is more going on that foreign-born people moving into the US. Instead, this article compares two very important…

In the News: My high school’s Muslim prayer room was a lesson in religious freedom

I recently ran across an article in the news that I think you need to see. It comes to us from the Religion News Service and is certainly thought-provoking. The title, "My high school's Muslim prayer room was a lesson in religious freedom," is eye-catching enough, but the piece itself is worth the read. Written…

Bourdain Tastes the Nations… in Houston (VIDEO)

I love shows about strange food. Maybe it is because I love strange food. I like them even more when I can learn something from them, and this upcoming piece by Anthony Bourdain on CNN's Parts Unknown is all about the radical diversity found in one US city... Houston. I have noted before that Houston…

In the News: Kazakhstani missionary allowed to remain in U.S

I spend a decent amount of time looking for news and trends on people groups here in North America, but rarely do I find an article as great as this one. This week, the Houston Chronicle published a story about a family of missionaries who fled from Kazakhstan because of intense persecution and landed in…