Loving Refugees and Immigrants

You Welcomed Me
Loving Refugees and Immigrants Because God First Loved Us
(IVP, 2018)

WHO: Kent Annan, senior fellow at the Humanitarian Disaster Institute of Wheaton College and cofounder of Haiti Partners.

THEY SAY: “We aren’t called to first defend our country’s borders or honor, but to see the kingdom of God.”

THE BIG IDEA: This book explore how misunderstandings can skew our treatment of refugees and lays out simple practices we should use moving forward.

THE PROGRESSION:
In seven succinct chapters the author establishes the biblical foundation for how we are to treat refugees, presents stories of immigrants and calls for us to practice several welcoming steps.

“Our calling includes welcoming immigrants and refugees as Christ, and praying and practicing welcoming actions so the stranger will see Christ in us.”

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