Hospitality for the Stranger

God’s heart has always been for the foreigners, the aliens and the immigrants, but our human tendency is usually to fear those who are different. Learning a little Greek can help compare and contrast the two approaches to outsiders: xenophobia: fear of the stranger and xenophilia: hospitality

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A Story of Somali Hospitality

The very first student who walked through our doors and took our class on Lake Street was a confident, assertive and strong woman, named Esther (not her real name for the sake of privacy) that I nicknamed “the lioness”. Some years later I was invited to speak

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Great Advice for Volunteer English Tutors

Great advice for anyone interested in joining a Good Neighbor Team or teaching English to refugees from Liz, one of our volunteer tutors and Good Neighbors:  Don’t be afraid. It doesn’t take a professional to teach English. There are many resources, including gaining wisdom by talking to those who

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Staffing Update at SALT

This winter we will be celebrating SALT Director Mike Neterer’s transition to a new ministry opportunity, an international organization focusing on language development opportunities in Somalia. As the founder and Director of SALT for 18 years, Mike developed this relationship-based program that has served the local Somali

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News Mentions

Mentions of Arrive Ministries in local media outlets about the work we do to resettle and welcome our refugee neighbors.       3/22/22 on The Paul and Jordana Show on WCCO Radio How to actually get refugees from Ukraine to the US     11/7/21 in

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