How does the Church care for refugees? How are all believers like strangers in a strange land? How can Christians support the sojourners among us, particularly the incoming refugees from Ukraine? Pastor Chris Asbury and his wife Kelly join Steph to discuss real and practical love for these new neighbors among us.
Learn more about the LCMS Ukraine Refugee Grant Program at lcms.org/serve/grants/ukraine-refugee-grant-program and Lutheran Bible Translators at lbt.org.
Bio: Pastor Chris Asbury has served Grace, Norfolk since 2008 when he graduated from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. He loves Jesus, his family, and church. He enjoys playing trumpet, guitar, golf, and gets pretty competitive at board games. Pastor and his wife, Kelly, are blessed with five children: Becca, Noah, Megan, Ashley, and Hannah. A 2002 graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a diehard buff, pastor now respects all things red in our cornhusker state. He grew up in central California and gets to visit his family in Denver. If you don’t find him at church, he may be visiting members, playing with his kids, drinking coffee with friends, golfing, or hiking up a mountain.
Not all the views expressed are necessarily those of the LCMS; please discuss any questions with your pastor.
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