Note: this is a metaphor. I say this in case someone decides to actually try this and then (if they survive) comes after me with their high-priced-lawyer-cousin-working-for-free claiming that my blog incited them to do something stupid. 🙂
A “human tidal wave” was the image used today at the Lausanne Global Diaspora Forum to describe the unprecedented numbers of people “on the move” — people who have voluntarily or involuntarily left their home countries and move elsewhere. This has been a part of the human experience since time began, but never in such great numbers and with such rapid pacing.
The question is: is this human tidal wave a part of God’s redemptive purposes, or is it the result of injustice and inequality? Or could it be both? Continue reading