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The house that love built : why I opened my door to immigrants and how we found hope beyond a broken system

Author: Sarah Jackson; Scott Sawyer
Publisher: Grand Rapids : Zondervan, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The House that Love Built is the quintessential journey of one woman questioning what it means to be an American--and a Christian--in light of a broken immigration system. Through tender stories of opening her heart and home to immigrants, Sarah Jackson shines a holy light on loving our neighbor"--
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Jackson, Sarah, 1984-
The house that love built
Grand Rapids : Zondervan, 2020.
(DLC) 2020011812
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Jackson; Scott Sawyer
ISBN: 9780310355625 0310355621
OCLC Number: 1159603799
Description: xiv, 219 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: one coke, two straws --
Eyes to see. We were strangers taken in ; Steel beams and a piece of paper ; All our hidden walls --
Doors to open. Bring peace ; The nine-foot burrito --
The journey to one another. The third journey ; To sleep with a thousand strangers ; He had compassion ; Dive! --
A race to run. For such a time ; You talk, we listen ; Welcome to the real USA ; I don't know where my daughter is --
Epilogue: your kingdom come on Earth --
Appendix: how you can be a neighbor to an immigrant.
Responsibility: Sarah Jackson, with Scott Sawyer.

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