Analyzing the Immigrant Churches in North America through the Lens of 1 John 4:1-21

Wondimu L. Sonessa

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 2/8/2021

Issue: Johannine Epistles (Vol. 41, No 1, Winter, 2021)

The commandments to "love one another" and to form the Christian community on God's love are clearly seen in 1 John. Yet these are statements that are easier to say than to realize, and many communities fall short. new immigrant communities in the United States are often torn by internal struggles over issues from home and by the traumas of trying to adapt to a bewilderingly new religious situation in this country.

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