About the Author
Dean Merrill has written or cowritten more than forty books, including Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire (with Jim Cymbala) and Too Small to Ignore (with Wess Stafford). He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Stephan Bauman lives to see people everywhere rise to the biblical call of love and justice. He served as president and CEO of World Relief, an international relief and development organization serving more five million vulnerable people each year. He is the author of Possible: A Blueprint for Changing How We Change the World, Seeking Refuge: On the Shores of the Global Refugee Crisis, and Break Open the Sky: Saving our Faith from a Culture of Fear.
Table of ContentsForeword by Stephan Bauman: The People Behind the Headlines
Introduction: The Immigrant in the Mirror
Part I: What's Going On
1. A Human Tide
2. How Do You Feel about Immigrants?
3. No End in Sight
Part II: What To Know
4. Why People Run
5. Jesus Was a Refugee
6. Policies or People?
7. The Blessings of Immigration
Part III: What To Do
8. Where to Start
9. Action Level One: What Individuals Can Do
10. Action Level Two: What Local Churches Can Do
11. Action Level Three: What Christian Agencies Can Do
12. Action Level Four: What the Global Body of Christ Can Do
Conclusion: For Such a Time as This
What People are Saying About This
"In Serving God in a Migrant Crisis, Patrick Johnstone and Dean Merrill step into the fray with the open hands of practical help. They grapple with controversial questions, wrestle with relevant biblical texts, present compelling data, and offer tangible ideas for getting involved. They are noble and trustworthy guides."