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Relating to ethnic churches

Dynamic Christian communities of migrants are popping up in many countries, but the trend poses challenges for older churches, said Filibus Musa, Lutheran World Federation director for mission and development.

Churches should consider hospitality, learning and the enrichment that can occur between migrant churches and host communities, Musa told participants at a World Council of Churches forum on migration.

How churches open up to immigrants and hear their voices is critical for the Gospel to be communicated and lived out, he said.


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