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Serving God in a Migrant Crisis
Serving God in a Migrant Crisis by Patrick Johnstone with Dean Merrill

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Author: Patrick Johnstone with Dean Merrill
Subtitle: Ministry to People n the Move
Format: Paperback
Length: 121 Pages
Published: 2016

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Millions are on the move, driven by war, drought, terrorism, poverty, failed states, environmental catastrophes, disease, revolutions, and the desire for a better life.

Christians have a unique perspective, because Jesus was a refugee. So was Abraham. So was Joseph. So was Moses.

“God has used migration for millennia to achieve His purposes for His people,” says Johnstone, the pioneering missionary researcher and author of the bestselling Operation World. “He is doing so again in our time.”

Today, some turn their backs on refugees. Patrick Johnstone helps us understand what’s causing today’s refugee crisis, explore Christian theology and tradition on migration, and see how Christian workers around the globe are opening their hearts to embrace these modern outcasts.

“The world has literally come to our doorstep,” says Johnstone. “Will we open the door?”

Table of Contents:
From the Publisher: Putting Information to Work
Foreword: The People Behind the Headlines
Introduction: The Immigrant in the Mirror
Part 1: What’s Going On
Chapter 1: A Human Tide
Chapter 2: How Do You Feel about Immigrants?
Chapter 3: No End in Sight
Part 2: What to Know
Chapter 4: Why People Run
Chapter 5: Jesus Was a Refugee
Chapter 6: Policies of People?
Chapter 7: The Blessings of Immigration
Part 3: What to Do
Chapter 8: Where to Start
Chapter 9: Action Level One: What Individuals Can Do
Chapter 10: Action Level Two: What Local Churches Can Do
Chapter 11: Action Level Three: What Christian Agencies Can Do
Chapter 12: Action Level Four: What the Global Body of Christ Can Do
Conclusion: For Such a Time as This

About the Authors:
Patrick Johnstone has informed and inspired generation of Christian workers with his Operation World books, which have sold 2.5 million copies. He lives in England, where he continues his lifetime of service with WEC International.

Dean Merrill has written more than 40 books, including best-selling projects with Jim Cymbala and Compassion International’s Wess Stafford, Dean lives in Colorado, USA.