Sunday Thoughts: On Individualism and “Stuff”

Feb 12, 2023

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0:00- Intro

Bible study on motivations

1:30- Afghans, the US border, & claiming asylum

November 30, 2022: An Afghan soldier fleeing the Taliban spent months reaching the U.S. to request asylum. He was arrested at the Texas border.
Abdul Wasi Safi was trying to reach his brother, who immigrated legally to Houston after helping the U.S. military. Legal experts say Wasi may have to serve a criminal sentence before he can pursue asylum.
https://www.texastribune.org/2022/11/30/afghan-soldier-asylum-texas-jail-taliban-border/

December 22, 2022: Veterans groups plead Afghan soldier’s asylum case in letter to Biden
After surviving the fallout from a war in his home country and a global trek, Abdul Wasi Safi was arrested at the Texas-Mexico border on a misdemeanor charge, delaying his chance for asylum.
https://www.texastribune.org/2022/12/22/afghan-soldier-asylum-texas-jail-taliban-border/

6:40- Are we really doing things for the Lord, or for ourselves

The Parable of the Good Samaritan

8:52- Afghanistan and America’s broken promises

December 2, 2014: Taliban murder four humanitarian aid workers in Kabul

Taliban murder four humanitarian aid workers in Kabul

14:35- When people claim they “can’t”

19:05- The surprising lack of empathy

23:32- Off-kilter priority

25:21- Helping Afghan Christians

Afghanistan Project Podcast and the founder of Aseel

 

 

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