What the Bible Says About Refugees, Foreigners, and Displaced People

7 verses about how to love and treat refugees

This past week as I’ve been scrolling down my Facebook and Twitter newsfeed, it’s clear to see that social media is buzzing with the recent Paris attacks and refugee crisis. Everything, from articles, links, status updates, to pictures, photos, memes, and countless opinions about the recent disturbing events dominating the news channels. You name it, it’s there! After the recent terrorist attacks and continuing refugee crisis, fresh debates have arisen about how wealthy nations should accept refugees from Syria and other war-ravaged countries. It is one big mess. However, does the Bible have anything to contribute to the debate about what to do? You bet it does! After all, Jesus and his family were also once refugees. (more…)

7 Tips to Being a Great Conversationalist

Over the years, I have been told that I am easy to talk to and have good conversation skills. I guess that is because I am a peoples person, I just love meeting new people and having conversations with them on just about anything that may come up. It didn’t always used to be like this. I have read a couple of books and been fortunate enough to know some brilliant conversationalists. I have learnt from them how to improve my own conversational and communication skills. Here are few tips to help improve your conversational skills. Hopefully they will help you become a welcome sight at every party and social event you attend. (more…)