The government has created a mandatory resettlement protocol for refugees arriving in our country, so we train church groups to do some of these tasks. This might include setting up an apartment for a refugee family, meeting them at the airport, taking them to get a Social Security card or a state ID card, helping them enroll their children in school, or taking them to a bank and helping them open an account. Think of all the things a newcomer to this country must do, and how overwhelming it would be. The Welcome Project teams make it much easier.
James lives in Owensboro, KY. A married father of eight, he is a former physician and served a term with Pioneer Bible Translators in West Africa. He now spends his time welcoming strangers, helping others do so, and mobilizing his church for global ministry.