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Hispanic Evangelicals

Hispanic Evangelicals: Puerto Rico Demands Action

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 04.27.2016 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

Over the next weeks, Congress will make critical decisions impacting 3.5 million American citizens -- the people of Puerto Rico. Mired in more than $...

Latino Evangelicals: Let's Hold Candidates Accountable

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 01.21.2016 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

Let's move away from facile talking points, easy partisanship, and uninformed voting. Let's recommit ourselves to the arduous task of doing justice, loving mercy, and walking humbly before God.

Hispanic Evangelicals: No to Nativism

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 08.28.2015 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

Many evangelicals are wondering when we will return to the grown-up conversations that we were having just a short time ago. Evangélicos are calling for bridge-builders and solutionists who seek to wisely and circumspectly "break down walls of separation."

NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos 'Loved God And Loved Humanity'

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.28.2014 | Religion

NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos was a protector. As mourners gathered at Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens on Friday for the officer’s wake, Ramos is ...

Hispanic Evangelicals Call For Criminal Justice Reform

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 02.17.2015 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

We should be asking how we can best respond to crime in ways that help communities to be safe, healthy, healed, and whole. We should work to prevent crime before it's too late. We should hold people accountable for the harm they have caused, but we should do it in ways that create opportunities for different choices in the future.

Hispanic Evangelicals to Congress: Your Turn on Immigration

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 01.25.2015 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

Immigration reform has been endorsed by Presidents Bush and Obama, the US Chamber of Commerce, and leaders in law enforcement and still nothing.

Hispanic Evangelicals to Congress: Your Turn On Immigration

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 01.25.2015 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

The National Latino Evangelical Coalition is now committed to two things: advocating for bi-partisan immigration legislation and registering scores of people who qualify under this executive action. We will not give-up on asking Congress to act on a bi-partisan bill.

¿Cuánto Cuesta? Evangélicos and Climate Change Inaction

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 11.23.2014 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

As an evangelical, I believe that "I am my brother's and sister's keeper." That means that I have a moral responsibility to protect those closest to me, as well as my "neighbors" around the world.

Hispanic Evangelicals: Climate Change, Family and Flock

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 08.02.2014 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

Leading on climate is not only a moral imperative. It is how I honor my responsibility as a husband, a father and a Christian. Won't you join me?

Hispanic Evangelicals Call for Change in Capital Punishment

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 07.06.2014 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

Indubitably, there is a growing consensus that our criminal justice system, notwithstanding its strengths and virtues, needs improvement. However, one area of sentencing which lags behind in public opinion is capital punishment.

Son of God and Hispanic Evangelicals

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 05.04.2014 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

What does Hollywood have to do with Jesus and Hispanics? Not a question many expect to hear often on Hollywood Boulevard or in the corridors of the biggest movie studios in the country. But it's a new day in the country and Hollywood.

Hispanic Evangelicals Hopeful After Governor Christie Signs NJ Dream Act

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 03.09.2014 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

Hope does not die easily. After attending a meeting with Governor Chris Christie on the Dream Act I am encouraged that bi-partisan immigration reform is possible.

El Sueño; Hispanic Evangelicals and Dr. King's Dream

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 10.28.2013 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

The close to 8 million Latino evangelicals owe a deep debt of gratitude to leaders like King, Rosa Parks, César Chavez, Joanne Robinson, and Fannie Lou Hamer. Our debt to them and to the Gospel is to be sure we are part of the on-going movement for civil and human rights in the U.S. and all over the world.

Elise Foley

GOP Leaders Urge Latinos To Ignore 'Outlier' On immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders reassured Latino evangelicals on Wednesday that they are committed to immigration reform and a majority of thei...

Latino Evangelicals Trending: A Closer Look And What's Next?

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 06.08.2013 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

We have much to say about environmentalism, human trafficking, issues of life, prison reform, educational equity, urban and rural development, arms trade, U.S. foreign aid and the list goes on. The media, government and NGOs would do well in not ghettoizing us to a one-issue constituency.

WATCH: Will Latinos Join The Religious Right?

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.14.2013 | Latino Voices

Will Latinos fuel the future growth of the religious right? Though Latinos voted overwhelmingly in favor of President Barack Obama in last year’s...

Despierta! Hispanic Evangelicals And Political Ping-Pong

Rev. Gabriel Salguero | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rev. Gabriel Salguero

Hispanic evangelicals are the quintessential swing voters. If Pew's research is correct, the approximate 7.5 million Latino evangelicals are an electorate that is not easily tied to any political party.

Jaweed Kaleem

New Survey Reveals Sharp Contrasts Between Evangelical And Catholic Latino Voters | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.18.2012 | Religion

A new survey released Thursday shows that while Latino voters generally support the reelection of President Barack Obama by a wide margin over Republi...