‘Our mandate is clear’

By Dr. Arthur McClanahan*   “Our mandate is pretty clear,” said Bishop Julius Trimble of the Iowa Conference, “when it comes to loving and welcoming the migrant, the stranger, our neighbor.”  That assessment came following days when "we heard stories of hope and incredible resilience.”   Bishop Trimble offered his reflections while sitting in the airport in Stuttgart Germany following the Global Migration Consultation that brought together some forty persons from around the world for the four ...