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The Great Exodus: A Christian Response to Emigration

“And He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place....” - Acts 17: 26

Topics around relocation and immigration protocols routinely cannabilise conversations at braais and dinner parties. The truth is we all know someone in the process of moving overseas but what is the true Christian response to emigration? Lennie de Villiers, a passionate and faithful Christian for some 13 years weighs in on the topic. Lennie has served as an elder at his local church whilst straddling the responsibilities of a serial entrepreneur. As the co-director of Induku Consulting Group he helps families find affordable methods to move to countries like the USA. “Migration as a process is nothing new to the Christian faith. In his Sovereignty the Father has been nudging his people to move from place to place, to fulfill his purposes for their lives for years. In Genesis Abraham left his country and parents and started a journey to the Promised Land through faith and obedience to God. Jesus also as a baby left the place of his birth with his family during the tenure of King Herod. In the scriptures Paul calls Christians “sojourners”( Acts 2:1)” Lennie notes…

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Read the article on Joy! Magazine’s website: https://www.joydigitalmag.com/everyday-life/the-great-exodus-a-christian-response-to-emigration/