For the first time in U.S. history, there were more recorded deaths than births among white Americans in 2012, according to a new analysis of Census Bureau data. The difference was tiny - 12,400 more deaths among non-Hispanic whites than births - but marked a demographic turning point, as the white population shrinks.
A man once asked Jesus, "Who is my neighbor?" (Luke 10:29). For us Americans, the answer is a tapestry of color and culture. Our country is far from a monolithic demographic. On the one hand, there is great challenge to living out Jesus' Great Commandment in our diverse society. On the other hand it's simple, for love transcends color and culture.
One question is, "Who is my neighbor?" Another question is, "Who isn't?"