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Jesus alone creates path to eternal citizenship

CLAY CENTER — My last name has German roots and I have been told in Germany “Decker” is common as Miller or Smith in the United States.  And my mother’s maiden name is Broman, which has roots in Finland and Switzerland.  I believe my family immigrated to the United States through Ellis Island sometime in the early 1900s.  Immigration statistics began in 1820, in that year 8,385 people started a new life in America.  Then in 2012, 192 years later, 1,031,631 people were granted permanent residence in the U.S.
Millions upon millions have crossed our nation ...


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